Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! REMBRANDT PEALE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/06/1859 - HFSID 276298.REMBRANDT PEALE The renowned portrait artist sends a letter at the age of 82, he would die the following year. ALS: " Rembrandt Peale ", 1p, 5x8 ruled sheet. In full: " In reply to your polite note of May 31, I have the satisfaction in my 82d year to sign myself Respectfully Yours ". Perhaps best known for his portrait of George Washington (1795), Peale, at age 17, was the youngest artist to paint Washington's portrait. Peale, who also painted a celebrated portrait of Thomas Jefferson, made five trips to England and the Continent, where he first studied under Benjamin West. Over his 60-year career, Peale painted over 1,200 works, which also included landscapes and historical scenes. Slightly creased with folds, not at signature. Lightly shaded at lower portion and mid-left margin.
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