Artist Charles Willson Peale, American, 1741-1827
Artist Titian Ramsay Peale, American, 1799-1885
Title
  • The Long Room, Interior of Front Room in Peale's Museum
Date 1822
Medium watercolor over graphite pencil on paper
Dimensions Sheet: 14 inches × 20 3/4 inches (35.6 × 52.7 cm)
Framed: 24 3/16 × 30 1/4 × 1 1/16 inches (61.4 × 76.8 × 2.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund
Accession Number 57.261
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on verso: Interior of front room | Peale's Museum | State House | Philadelphia | 1822 | by T R Peale
1957-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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