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


Date: 1850 | Size: 2 volume(s), 2 volumes, ca. 34. p.


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.

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.)


  • 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.)


  • Literature, Arts, and Culture

Detailed Inventory

B P313.1 Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860.
undated 2 volume(s) ; 1 volume.volume 1-2

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