(1791 - 1878)
Anna Claypoole Peale was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Anna Peale is known for still life, miniature portrait.
Anna Claypoole Peale was born in Philadelphia on March 6. 1791. Anna
was one of six children (all but one of them girls) of James Peale
(1741-1827), a portrait painter and brother of the better-known artist
Charles Wilson Peale (1741-1827). The Peale's had a close association
with many other members of the Peale family of painters. Anna Peale,
the miniaturist, was represented in the first exhibit held at the
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1811 with a "Fruit Piece" and
in 1814 with a "Frame containing three miniatures." On Nov. 15, 1817,
Charles Wilson Peale wrote that, "Anna in miniature is becoming
excellent," praise which would not be lightly given from such an
eminent artist. The follo ... Displaying 750 of 6212 characters.