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Rembrandt Peale

Self-portrait

Rembrandt Peale
1778-1860, American
Self-portrait, 1838
Oil on canvas

Rembrandt Peale                             (1778-1860)

  • Born in Pennsylvania, 1778.

  • One of Charles Willson Peale’s 17 children.

  • Began painting at an early age – finished a self portrait at 13 and at 17 painted George Washington.

  • Started an art museum in Baltimore, MD in 1814.

  • He painted over 600 completed paintings.