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Anna Peale

 (1791 - 1878)
Anna Claypoole Peale was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Anna Peale is known for still life, miniature portrait.

Anna Peale

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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.

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About  Anna Peale

Born:  1791 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1878 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for:  still life, miniature portrait