Caroline Louisa Pratt Bartlett

The son of Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827), the eminent painter and patriarch of a distinguished family of American artists, the aptly named Rembrandt Peale followed in his father’s footsteps, becoming one of this country’s leading portraitists. On September 7, 1835, Peale wrote to John Pratt of Boston, accepting a commission to paint portraits of three […]