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Nature's Nation First Look: Charles Willson Peale

Collection Connection: Charles Willson Peale is one of the most influential figures in American art—he had a large artistic family who collectively helped shape the image of the nation. See: Charles Willson Peale, George Washington; James Peale (brother), The Ramsay-Polk Family at Carpenter’s Point, Cecil County, Maryland; Raphaelle Peale (son), Corn and Cantaloupe; Rembrandt Peale (son), Self- Portrait.

 

 

 

This post was written by Mindy Besaw, curator of American art at Crystal Bridges.