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Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827

Overview
Works: 731 works in 1,104 publications in 1 language and 19,041 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sources  History  Archives  Juvenile works  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs and collections 
Roles: Author, Other, Honoree, Illustrator, Composer, Artist
Classifications: ND237.P27, 759.13
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Most widely held works about Charles Willson Peale
 
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The ingenious Mr. Peale : painter, patriot, and man of science by Janet Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the life of the early American portrait painter who established the first public picture gallery in America and who pursued numerous other interests including natural history. This very readable book presents Peale in the context of America in his time. Peale's involvement in the Revolutionary War and also his excavation of a mastodon for his museum are just two of the fascinating parts of this book. The pages are full of wonderful black-and-white prints of Peale's work, including portraits of the many famous people he knew
New perspectives on Charles Willson Peale : a 250th anniversary celebration( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Willson Peale : art and selfhood in the early republic by David C Ward( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It links the artist's autobiography to his painting, illuminating the man, his art, and his times. Peale emerges for the first time as that particularly American phenomenon: the self-made man."
Guide to the Philadelphia Museum by Charles Willson Peale( Book )

18 editions published between 1804 and 1969 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epistle to a friend on the means of preserving health, promoting happiness, and prolonging the life of man to its natural period ... by Charles Willson Peale( Book )

14 editions published between 1803 and 1975 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings by the Peale family : Cincinnati Art Museum, October 1 to October 31, 1954 by Cincinnati Art Museum( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay, to promote domestic happiness by Charles Willson Peale( Book )

6 editions published between 1812 and 1974 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address delivered by Charles W. Peale, to the corporation and citizens of Philadelphia, on the 18th day of July, 1816, in Academy Hall, Fourth Street by Charles Willson Peale( Book )

5 editions published between 1816 and 1981 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historic mansions and buildings of Philadelphia, : with some notice of their owners and occupants. by Thompson Westcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientific and descriptive catalogue of Peale's Museum by Pa.) Peale's Museum (Philadelphia( Book )

20 editions published between 1796 and 1976 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on building wooden bridges by Charles Willson Peale( Book )

10 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones a captain in the navy of the United States, during the revolution war by John Henry Sherburne( Book )

1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourse introductory to a course of lectures on the science of nature with original music, composed for, and sung on, the occasion by Charles Willson Peale( )

16 editions published between 1800 and 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected papers of Charles Willson Peale and his family by Charles Willson Peale( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Willson Peale and his world by Charles Willson Peale( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Peale's Museum : Charles Willson Peale and the first popular museum of natural science and art by Charles Coleman Sellers( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Willson Peale, artist & patriot by Berta N Briggs( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Willson Peale by Charles Coleman Sellers( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Beyond conveying the warmth and charm of Peale's life, Mr. Sellers biography provides the most complete record available of the artist's achievements and of the Peale family. The many pictures that the author gathered for this volume illustrate Peale's scientific and patriotic endeavors as well as his artistic ventures- many illustrations are reproduced here for the first time". -- from book jacket
 
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The ingenious Mr. Peale : painter, patriot, and man of science
Alternative Names
Charles W. Peale

Charles Willson Peale

Charles Willson Peale Amerikaans kunstschilder (1741-1827)

Charles Willson Peale painter from the United States who painted George Washington in 1779

Charles Willson Peale pittore e orologiaio statunitense

Charles Willson Peale US-amerikanischer Porträt- und Landschaftsmaler

Charles Wilson Peale

Peale, Charles Wilson

Peele, Charles Wilson

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English (194)

Covers
Charles Willson Peale : art and selfhood in the early republicThe selected papers of Charles Willson Peale and his familyCharles Willson Peale and his worldMr. Peale's Museum : Charles Willson Peale and the first popular museum of natural science and artThe mystery of the mammoth bones : and how it was solvedMr. Peale's Museum : Charles Willson Peale and the first popular museum of natural science and artReading American art