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Charles Willson Peale : Portrait of John Hall
Charles Willson Peale (Portrait of John Hall)

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Artist: Charles Willson Peale
Title: Portrait of John Hall
Media: Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches
Description: This painting is of John Hall, a prominent Quaker born in England. Hall traveled along the east coast of the United States, spreading his Quaker beliefs.

Born in Chester, Maryland in 1741, Charles Willson Peale became one of the major figures in American art and in other areas such as military figure, naturalist, curator, and inventor. As a painter he was best remembered for his portraits of the leading figures of the American Revolution and as the founder of the first major museum in the United States. He developed an art and natural history museum that became world famous, especially for the gallery of artwork that had his more than 250 portraits of distinguished Americans.

In 1805, he became one of the founders of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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Inventory: RS 6822
  
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