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Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860



Collection Information

Size: Partial microfilm reel.

Summary: Auction catalog, annotated, "Catalogue of Valuable Original Paintings by the late Rembrandt Peale, and Frederic E. Church, Peter F. Rothermel, and William E. Winner" for an auction at M. Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 1862; a pamphlet, ca. 1862, "Portrait of Washington" containing letters addressed to Peale as testimonials of Peale's "port-hole" portrait of Washington, painted in 1823; and two circulars, ca. 1830, announcing for public subscription new engravings, enlarged and altered, of the portrait.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rembrandt and Harriet Peale (née Cany) were painters; Philadelphia, Pa.


Lent for microfilming by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1955.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel P29 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Patrons must use microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.