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PEALE, Rembrandt (1778 - 1860), Painter, draughtsman, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PEALE, Rembrandt (1778 - 1860), Painter, draughtsman, writer

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1778, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died 4 October 1860, in Philadelphia.

Painter, draughtsman, writer. Portraits, history painting, landscapes.

Rembrandt Peale was the son and pupil of Charles Willson Peale. Father and son shared the same interests and offered each other mutual inspiration and support. In a letter to a relative of his second wife nine years before

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