The Peale Family: A Picture of Working Together

("The Peale Family" by Charles Willson Peale, Painted 1773-1809) One of my favorite depictions of family life is “The Peale Family” painted by Charles Willson Peale over the course of his career.  Originally trained as a saddle-maker, Peale decided to learn painting after seeing some poorly done landscape paintings for sale.  After studying both in … Continue reading The Peale Family: A Picture of Working Together

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