64101: REMBRANDT PEALE (American, 1778-1860) Martha Was
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Martha Washington, circa 1856
Oil on canvas
36-1/2 x 29 inches (92.7 x 73.7 cm)
Signed lower left: Rembrandt Peale
Inscribed verso: Mrs. Martha Washington (1795) / Painted by / Rembrandt Peale / with improvements From / Original by Chs W. Peale / Philadelphia
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED DALLAS FAMILY COLLECTION
The artist, prior to 1860;
Charles J. Coggill, New York;
Mrs. S. Edward Nash (Isabel Coggill), New York;
By descent to the Nash family;
The Hendershott Collection, 1996.
Sanitary Fair, New York, 1864;
Colonial Dames, New York, "Washington Bicentennial Exhibition", February-March, 1932;
Museum of the City of New York, New York, 1946-1955 (on loan);
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "The Peale Family: Creation of a Legacy, 1770-1870", November 1996-January 1997;
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, January-April, 1997;
The Corocan Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., April-July, 1997;
The Museums at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, "George Washington: American Symbol", 1999-2000;
The Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania;
The Museum of our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts.
C.C. Sellers, Charles Willson Peale: A Biography, 1969, p. 276;
L.B. Miller (ed.), The Peale Family: Creation of a Legacy, 1770-1870, 1997, p. 166, pl. 78;
B. Mitnick (ed.), George Washington: American Symbol, 1999, p. 16, pl. 12.
Alternate Artist Spellings: "Peale, Rembrandt", "Rembrandt Peale"
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