Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
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Autograph letter, signed. Rembrandt Peale, known for his 'porthole portraits' of George Washington, recalls his father painting the earliest known image of Washington in 1772 as well as a miniature he painted for Martha Washington.
Acknowledges Peale's receipt of Golden Pheasant. Sent body of French Hen. Wishes Peale success with mezzotinto prints.
Notes, provenance information on the 1772 Charles Willson Peale portrait of George Washington, undated
Two nearly identical provenance statements regarding the 1772 Charles Willson Peale portrait of George Washington. One statement has some grammatical edits and inserts. The statement describes the style and subject of the portrait, the various owners (up to Edmund Law Rogers, the grandson of Eliza Parke Custis Law), and the conservation work done on the portrait. Edmund Law Rogers died in 1896. This document is undated, and unauthored.