Friday, March 9, 2012

Rembrandt Peale (1788-1860)

Original by James Peale, painted in 1795 of his 17 year old nephew Rembrandt Peale. This was a pivotal year for the nephew as this same year Rembrandt's father Charles, founded the Columbianum, later to become the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and turned over his practice in oil portraits and silhouttes to his two oldest sons, Rembrandt and Raphaelle. This completed February 2012. Sold.

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