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Charles Willson Peale.

Author: Charles Coleman Sellers
Publisher: New York, Scribner [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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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Genre/Form: Biography
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Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903-1980.
Charles Willson Peale.
New York, Scribner [1969]
(OCoLC)564187697
Online version:
Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903-1980.
Charles Willson Peale.
New York, Scribner [1969]
(OCoLC)608776867
Named Person: Charles Willson Peale; Charles Willson Peale; Charles Willson Peale
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Coleman Sellers
OCLC Number: 44339
Notes: Based on the author's Charles Willson Peale, published in 1947 as v. 23, pts. 1-2 of the Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society.
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1970.
Description: xiv, 510 pages illustrations, facsimiles (music), portraits 29 cm
Contents: 1. A thread of expectation --
2. The lowlands of Maryland --
3. Rachel, and the wonderful letter --
4. Poet and the painter --
5. Sons of Liberty --
6. The new nobility --
7. "Worthy of liberty..." --
8. Peale of Maryland --
9. "Each soft emotion of the mind" --
10. "All America aflame" --
11. "Really expecting a retreat" --
12. The furious whig --
13. The road to Valley Forge --
14. "Fort Wilson" --
15. The Arch of Triumph --
16. Moving pictures --
17. "A world in miniature" --
18. Rachel --
19. "Ye zepher gay" --
20. Philosophical hall --
21. "A tender, beautiful plant" --
22. Mammoth works and wonders --
23. A plain friend --
24. "Great school of nature" --25. War, and the wonderful garden --
26. "Time files swiftly like a dream" --
27. The return of Lafayette --
28. "I am young...I am old" --
The Peales (genealogy) --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Illustration credits.

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"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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