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date: 25 April 2019

Peale, Charles Willson (1741–1827). Painter, printmaker, and museum proprietor 

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists
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Ann Lee Morgan

Also a naturalist and inventor. No other major American artist has so richly combined the practice of art with distinction in other areas of endeavor. An active participant in the political and intellectual life of his time, Peale mingled with Philadelphia’s cultured, learned elite and numbered among his acquaintances such eminent contemporaries as ... ...

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