Portrait of the Honorable Dixon Hall Lewis (1802-1848)

The youngest daughter of the painter James Peale and niece of the eminent Philadelphia portraitist Charles Willson Peale, Sarah Miriam Peale was born into a dynasty of American artists. Trained by her father, and later by her cousin Rembrandt Peale, she became the leading portraitist in Baltimore and St. Louis during the mid nineteenth century. […]