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PEALE, Sarah Miriam (1800 - 1885), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PEALE, Sarah Miriam (1800 - 1885), Painter

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American, 19th century, female.

Born 19 May 1800, in Philadelphia; died 4 February 1885, in Philadelphia.

Painter. Portraits, still-lifes, flowers.

Sarah Peale was the youngest daughter of James Peale the Elder and learnt painting under her father and her uncle, Charles Willson Peale. Her cousin Rembrandt Peale also played an important role in the development of her style and her choice of subject matter. She painted

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