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Benjamin West letter to Charles Willson Peale

Creator:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1783 June 15
Topic:
Politicians  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)392
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Robert C. Graham collection of artists' letters, 1783-1935, bulk 1804-1877
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_392
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Robert Leslie, London, England letter to Charles Willson Peale, Philadelphia, Pa.

Creator:
Leslie, Robert  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1793 Sept. 23
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6930
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6930
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Charles Willson Peale

Creator:
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869  Search this
Subject:
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1832
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6959
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6959

Charles Willson Peale, Lancaster, Pa. letter to Rubens Peale, Philadelphia, Pa.

Creator:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1811 Mar. 7
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6960
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6960
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Rembrandt Peale, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Willson Peale, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1793 Nov. 25
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6961
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6961
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Replica of the Hawkins-Peale polygraph sent to Thomas Jefferson by Charles Willson Peale

Artist:
William Spawn  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
John Isaac Hawkins  Search this
Associated Person:
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Medium:
Wood and brass
Dimensions:
Case Open: 25.7 × 61 × 43.2 cm (10 1/8 × 24 × 17")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
1982 (after 1806 original)
Topic:
Mechanical device  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.97.2
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.97.2

Physiognotrace, replica made from Peale's drawing

Maker:
Terry Conable  Search this
Copy after:
John Isaac Hawkins  Search this
Associated Person:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Medium:
Walnut with brass fixtures
Dimensions:
116.8 x 148.6 x 74.9 cm. (46 x 58.5 x 29.5")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
1982 (after 1802 design)
Topic:
Artist's effects\Physiognotrace  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.97.3
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.97.3

John Ewing

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
John Ewing, 1732 - 1802  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight (Verified): 95.3 x 69.9 x 3.8 cm (37 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 1 1/2")
Frame (Verified): 105.4 x 82.6 x 8.9 cm (41 1/2 x 32 1/2 x 3 1/2")
Stretcher: 92.1 × 69.4 × 3 cm (36 1/4 × 27 5/16 × 1 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia\Philadelphia
Date:
1788
Topic:
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Costume\Hair Accessory\Wig  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Equipment\Optical Devices\Telescope  Search this
John Ewing: Male  Search this
John Ewing: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
John Ewing: Education\Administrator\University  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Dean Emerson and Maisie Emerson Macy
Object number:
NPG.2001.5
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2001.5

Zebulon Pike

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Zebulon Montgomery Pike, 5 Jan 1779 - 27 Apr 1813  Search this
Medium:
Stipple engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25.1 x 20.2cm (9 7/8 x 7 15/16")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1813
Topic:
Indeterminable  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Zebulon Montgomery Pike: Male  Search this
Zebulon Montgomery Pike: Literature\Writer  Search this
Zebulon Montgomery Pike: Military\Army\Officer\War of 1812  Search this
Zebulon Montgomery Pike: Natural Resources\Explorer\American West  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2002.75
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2002.75

John Laurens

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
John Laurens, 28 Oct 1754 - 27 Aug 1782  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 3.8 x 2.9cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1780
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
John Laurens: Male  Search this
John Laurens: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
John Laurens: Politics and Government\Diplomatic Agent  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired with the generous support of an anonymous donor. Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2009.111
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2009.111

Amerigo Vespucci

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Amerigo Vespucci, Mar 1454 - 22 Feb 1512  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 58.4 x 48.3cm (23 x 19")
Frame: 65.1 x 55.9 x 3.2cm (25 5/8 x 22 x 1 1/4")
Culture:
Amerigo Vespucci: European\Italian  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1816
Topic:
Amerigo Vespucci: Male  Search this
Amerigo Vespucci: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Amerigo Vespucci: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Amerigo Vespucci: Science and Technology\Navigator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2011.14
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2011.14

Philadelphia Almanack for the Year of Our Lord 1780

Artist:
John Norman, c. 1748 - 1817  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26.5 × 19.5cm (10 7/16 × 7 11/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1779
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Alan and Lois Fern Acquisition Fund
Object number:
NPG.2013.44
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2013.44

David Ramsay

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
David Ramsay, 2 Apr 1749 - 8 May 1815  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 53.7 × 48.6 × 2.9 cm (21 1/8 × 19 1/8 × 1 1/8")
Frame: 76.2 × 72.1 × 10.2 cm (30 × 28 3/8 × 4")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia
Date:
1771
Topic:
Interior  Search this
David Ramsay: Male  Search this
David Ramsay: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
David Ramsay: Health and Medicine\Physician  Search this
David Ramsay: Humanities and Social Sciences\Historian  Search this
David Ramsay: Politics and Government\State Legislator\South Carolina  Search this
David Ramsay: Politics and Government\State Senator\South Carolina  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Pattison and Carolyn Fulton
Object number:
NPG.2014.80
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Recent Acquisitions 2018
On View:
NPG, North Gallery 140
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.80

John Paul Jones

Artist:
James Barton Longacre, 11 Aug 1794 - 1 Jan 1869  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
John Paul Jones, 6 Jul 1747 - 18 Jul 1792  Search this
Medium:
Sepia ink wash on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 16.2 × 17.8 cm (6 3/8 × 7")
Sheet: 22 × 19.2 cm (8 11/16 × 7 9/16")
Culture:
John Paul Jones: European\British\Scottish  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
None  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Medal  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
John Paul Jones: Male  Search this
John Paul Jones: Politics and Government\Government Official  Search this
John Paul Jones: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
John Paul Jones: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; given in memory of Gertrude T. Longacre by Mark B. Thompson
Object number:
NPG.2015.129
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.129

His Excel: G: WASHINGTON Esq: L.L.D. Late Commander in Chief of the ARMIES of the U.S. of AMERICA & PRESIDENT of the CONVENTION of 1787

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 19 × 14.6 cm (7 1/2 × 5 3/4")
Sheet: 25 × 16.5 cm (9 13/16 × 6 1/2")
Type:
Print
Date:
1787
Topic:
Indeterminable  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Funded by Wendy Wick Reaves, Curator Emerita of Prints and Drawings
Object number:
NPG.2016.16
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2016.16

William Moultrie

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
William Moultrie, 1730 - 27 Sep 1805  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 67.6 x 57.2 x 2.5cm (26 5/8 x 22 1/2 x 1")
Frame: 75.6 x 65.4 x 6.4cm (29 3/4 x 25 3/4 x 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1782
Topic:
William Moultrie: Male  Search this
William Moultrie: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
William Moultrie: Politics and Government\Governor\South Carolina  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Gallery of Art; gift of the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, 1942
Object number:
NPG.65.57
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 144
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.65.57

Thomas McKean

Attribution:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas McKean, 19 Mar 1734 - 24 Jun 1817  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 69.9 x 55.9cm (27 1/2 x 22")
Frame: 82.9 x 70.2 x 5.1cm (32 5/8 x 27 5/8 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
after 1787
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookcase  Search this
Costume\Hair Accessory\Wig  Search this
Thomas McKean: Male  Search this
Thomas McKean: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\Governor\Pennsylvania  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Delaware  Search this
Thomas McKean: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Pennsylvania  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of the collection of George Buchanan Coale, 1926
Object number:
NPG.66.63
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.66.63

George Washington

Artist:
Valentine Green, 1739 - 1813  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 51.5 x 36.9 cm (20 1/4 x 14 1/2")
Type:
Print
Date:
1785
Topic:
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Weapon\Cannon  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.67.25
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.67.25

Nathanael Greene

Artist:
Valentine Green, 1739 - 1813  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Nathanael Greene, 7 Aug 1742 - 19 Jun 1786  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 50.1 x 35.2 cm (19 3/4 x 13 7/8")
Sheet: 53 x 35.2 cm (20 7/8 x 13 7/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1785
Topic:
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Exterior\Forest  Search this
Human Figures\Soldier  Search this
Nathanael Greene: Male  Search this
Nathanael Greene: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Nathanael Greene: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Nathanael Greene: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Iron  Search this
Nathanael Greene: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.67.26
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.67.26

Horatio Gates

Artist:
James Peale, 1749 - 24 May 1831  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Horatio Gates, 1728 - 10 Apr 1806  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 58.4 x 48.3 x 2.5cm (23 x 19 x 1")
Frame: 77.5 x 67.3 x 5.1cm (30 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 2")
Culture:
Horatio Gates: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1782
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Horatio Gates: Male  Search this
Horatio Gates: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Horatio Gates: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Horatio Gates: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Mr. Lawrence A. Fleischman
Object number:
NPG.69.50
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 144
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.69.50

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