The Old Museum

Rubens Peale

Rubens Peale was the youngest son of Charles Willson Peale and his first wife, Rachel. This painting, possibly painted after a small sketch by Charles’s brother James, shows the Peale home and museum, complete with skylights added for a portrait gallery in 1782.
Artist
Date of Birth
(1784-1865)
Date
1858-60
Medium
Oil on tin
Dimensions
14 1/16 x 20 1/16 in. (35.7 x 51.0 cm.)
Accession #
1980.9
Credit Line
Bequest of Charles Coleman Sellers
Category
On View
No
On Loan
No