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Pennsylvania Artists

Thomas Eakins

Mrs. Matilda Searight

Thomas Eakins
1844-1916, American
Mrs. Matilda Searight, 1904
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.