1959.0160 A, B Painting and Frame, view 1
  • 1959.0160 A, B Painting and Frame, view 1
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Painting (Portrait)

  • Title:

    Dr. Benjamin Rush

  • Category:

    Paintings

  • Creator (Role):

    Charles Willson Peale (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1783 and 1786 (1783-1786)

  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Canvas

  • Techniques:

    Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0160 A


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Object Number

1959.0160 A

Object Name

Painting (Portrait)

Title

Dr. Benjamin Rush

Category

Paintings

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mrs. Julia B. Henry

Creator (Role)

Charles Willson Peale (Artist)
04/15/1741-02/22/1827

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1783 and 1786 (1783-1786)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Left center above sitter's elbow; C. WPeale/ pinx: 1783
2. Signature; Lower left corner below table; C WPeale/ pinx: 1786

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Painted

Dimensions (inches)

49.875 (H) , 39.875 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

126.683 (H) , 101.282 (W)

Measurement Notes

H at proper right stretcher. W at bottom stretcher.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Cooper, Wendy A. 2002 An American Vision: Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum.
Published as fig. 23, pp. 109-10.
[Book] Miller, Lillian B. 1996 The Peale Family: Creation of a Legacy 1770-1870.
See pp. 126-7.
[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 37, pp. 70-71.
[Article] Sellers, Charles Coleman. 1952 "Portraits and Miniatures by Charles Willson Peale". Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. 42 (1)
Published as no. 759, p. 187, and ill. as no. 88, p. 294.
[Book] Apel, Thomas A. 2016 Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Science and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic.

[Article] Brown, Michael K. 2007 Piecing Together the Past: Recent Research on the American China Manufactory, 1769-1772. Ceramics in America.

[Book] Glenn, John C. 2007 His Sacred Honor: Judge Richard Stockton a Signer of the Declaration of Independence.