Peale, Rembrandt

Peale, Rembrandt:

see under Peale, Charles WillsonPeale, Charles Willson
, 1741–1827, American portrait painter, naturalist, and inventor, b. Queen Annes County, Md. Early Life

Apprenticed to a saddler in Annapolis, he became at 20 his own master and taught himself various other trades—watchmaking,
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Peale, Rembrandt

(1778–1860) painter; born in Bucks County, Pa. (son of Charles Willson Peale). Based in Philadelphia, he traveled widely in Europe and was a founder of the Pennsylvania School of the Fine Arts (1805), and president of the American Academy of Fine Arts, New York (1826). His most famous allegorical painting is Court of Death (1820).
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