Mary Jane Peale
(1827 - 1902)
Mary Jane Peale was active/lived in New York. Mary Peale is known for portrait, still life, birds.
A specialist in portraiture and still life, Mary Jane Peale was one of the last of the famous Peale family of Philadelphia to paint those subjects.
She was born in New York City, and was the daughter of Rubens Peale who had a museum in New York. However, she spent most of her life in Philadelphia. She was also the granddaughter of painter Charles Willson Peale, and the niece of portraitist Rembrandt Peale, with whom she took her first lessons and then studied with Thomas Sully.
While living at the family home in Pottsville, rural Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, she studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1856-1858, and her teacher there was Thomas Eakins. Her father, Rubens, started painting in 1855, late i ... Displaying 750 of 1606 characters.