Rembrandt Peale sketchbooks,1850, [n.d.]

Mss.B.P313

Date: 1850 | Size: 2 Volumes, 2 volumes, ca. 34. p.

Abstract

Two sketchbooks by artist Rembrandt Peale. The first volume contains pencil sketches made on a trip on the Hudson River, October 1850, including views of the Palisades, Castle Garden, and the Catskill Mountains.

Background note

Rembrandt Peale was a portrait and historical painter. He was the son of Charles Willson Peale.

Collection Information

Physical description

2 volumes, ca. 34. p.

Provenance

Purchased from New Gallery ($250.00) and accessioned, 12/--/1954 (1954 666ms). Additional materal received and accessioned, 1959 (1959 617ms).

Early American History Note

This volume contains some sketches Rembrandt Peale made in the 1850s. Some are in pencil while others appear to be watercolor. Many depict landscapes or the natural world. There is a very nice image of the Delaware Water Gap.

Indexing Terms


Corporate Name(s)

  • Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)

Genre(s)

  • Art
  • Sketches.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)
  • Delaware Water Gap (N.J. and Pa.)
  • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
  • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
  • Palisades (N.Y.)
  • Washington's tomb (Mount Vernon, Va.)

Subject(s)

  • Literature, Arts, and Culture


Detailed Inventory

B P313.1. Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860.
Sketchbook
undated2 Volumes; 1 volume.volume 1-2

Abstract: This volume contains sketches of the Delaware Water Gap, Mount Vernon, and Washington's tomb.