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2 Items
Collection ID:
SAAM.Photo.LOC
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
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Creators:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Dates:
1806
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (2 items on 2 microfilm frames)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealremr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Receipt for twenty dollars paid to Peale by Thomas Badaraque for his portrait, September 29, 1806, and receipt for twenty dollars paid in full by Badaraque to Peale for his portrait, October 14, 1806.

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2 Photographs
Collection ID:
SAAM.Photo.ROS
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
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Creators:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Dates:
1830-1862
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (Partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealrepm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale contains an annotated auction catalog, "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 (circa 1862), "Portrait of Washingto...

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Creators:
Davidson, W. B. (William B)
Dates:
1824-1825
Size:
1 Item (microfilm frame)
Collection ID:
AAA.daviwmb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Diary excerpts relating to American art, mentioning John Trumbull, William Rush, and Rembrandt (?) Peale.

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Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Peale, Harriet Cany, ca. 1800-1869
Dates:
circa 1820-1932
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pealremb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection of papers measures 0.2 linear feet, dates from circa 1820-1932, and provides scattered documentation of the lives of painter Rembrandt Peale and his wife Harriet. There are seven letters from Peale which discuss his Patriae Pater portrait of George Washington and his subsequent attempts to gain a commission from Congress for his equestrian portrait of the first president, as well as illuminating his opinion on patronage for the arts. The collection also contains a copy of Peale's lecture on "Washington and his Portraits," a page with drawings of Roman coins by Peale, two codicils to Harriet Peale's will, printed material including a pamphlet for Peale's The Court of Death and a catalog of sale for Harriet Peale's estate, and photographs of Rembrandt and Harriet Peale.

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Barker, Augusta, 1803-1887
Dates:
1875-1887
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (3 items on 2 frames of microfilm)
Collection ID:
AAA.barkaugu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Augusta Barker papers contain a letter from Augusta Barker to Mr. Cope (1875 June 28) about an original portrait of George Washington painted by her father, Rembrandt Peale, with a postscript added by Emily C. Jacobs, who purchased the painting. Also included are a biography of Augusta Barker; and an "In Memoriam" typescript of Bark...

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circa 1860-circa 1929
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Collection ID:
AAA.pealremb
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1825
Level:
file
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(2 letters, transcribed)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealremb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The first letter to the Massachusetts senator, dated 1825, January 13, describes the equestrian portrait in detail and expresses Peale's hope that Mills will be able to advocate for the purchase of the painting in Congress; Peale speaks to the issue of national patronage of the arts and expresses the belief that it would enable native artists to "d...

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