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Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
not before 1857
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Lecture : 69 p. : handwritten ; 32 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Peale is the creator of the lecture, but this copy is not in his hand. A note at the top of the first page explains: The original of this was purchased at the [illegible, page cut off] George N. Tatham [?] and is in the possession of his family. This was copied for me by his son George; [signed] M. J. Peale <br>Identity of M.J. Peale is uncertain, perhaps one of Rembrandt Peale's children. <br>Date is based on the fact that Peale presented this lecture at the New York Historical Society on June 16th, 1857. <br>The lecture discusses the canon of portraits depicting Washington.
Citation:
Rembrandt Peale lecture <em>Washington and his portraits</em>, not before 1857. Rembrandt and Harriet Peale papers, 1824-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
U.S. public domain
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16607
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Rembrandt and Harriet Peale papers, 1824-1932
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16607