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Mrs. Charles Willson Peale (Rachel Brewer)

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale (American, Chester, Maryland 1741–1827 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (5.7 x 4.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of J. William Middendorf II, 1968
Accession Number:
68.222.3
Not on view
Peale painted this miniature of his first wife and another version just after her death. Both are based on an earlier, unlocated oil painting from 1771. Rachel Brewer (1744-1790) bore Peale eleven children, including the artists Raphaelle (q.v.), Rembrandt (1778-1860), and Rubens (1784-1865).
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