Title: Rembrandt Peale lecture Washington and his portraits
Date: not before 1857
Physical Details: Lecture : 69 p. : handwritten ; 32 x 21 cm.
Description: Peale is the creator of the lecture, but this copy is not in his hand. A note at the top of the first page explains: The original of this was purchased at the [illegible, page cut off] George N. Tatham [?] and is in the possession of his family. This was copied for me by his son George; [signed] M. J. Peale
Identity of M.J. Peale is uncertain, perhaps one of Rembrandt Peale's children.
Date is based on the fact that Peale presented this lecture at the New York Historical Society on June 16th, 1857.
The lecture discusses the canon of portraits depicting Washington.
Creator: Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Forms part of: Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation Information: Rembrandt Peale. Rembrandt Peale lecture Washington and his portraits, not before 1857. Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 16607