U.S. National Portrait Gallery, Philadelphia. PA Photos

The National Portrait Gallery mounts exhibitions in several locations including Philadelphia in the Second Bank of the United States. Many of the Portraits are by Charles Wilson Peale (1741-1827) who painted famous Americans (many from life) & supported himself showing them at his museum of portraits & natural curiosities. Works from his museum form the core of the National Portrait Gallery.

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Portrait of George Washington by Rembrandt Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of George Washington by Robert Edge Pine in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Martha Curtis Washington by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of George Washington (1848) by Rembrandt Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of George Washington by Robert Edge Pine in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Martha Curtis Washington (1795) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson (1791-2) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of James Madison by Catherine A. Drinker after Gilbert Stuart in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of James Madison by James Sharples Senior in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Dolly Todd Madison by James Sharples Senior in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of James Monroe by Felix Sharples in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of James Madison (1875) by Catherine A. Drinker after Gilbert Stuart in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of James Madison (1796-7) by James Sharples Senior in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Dolly Todd Madison (1796-7) by James Sharples Senior in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of James Monroe (1807-11) by Felix Sharples in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of Meriwether Lewis by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of William Clark by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of William Penn by Henry Inman in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of John Paul Jones by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of Meriwether Lewis (1807) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of William Clark (1807) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of William Penn (1832) by Henry Inman in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of John Paul Jones (1781-4) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of Marquis de Lafayette by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Marquis de Lafayette by Thomas Sully in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Thomas Paine attrib. to Bass Otis via others after George Romney in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Patrick Henry by unknown after Thomas Sully in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of Marquis de Lafayette (1779-80) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Marquis de Lafayette (1825-6) by Thomas Sully in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Thomas Paine (1859) attrib. to Bass Otis via others after George Romney in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Patrick Henry (1878) by unknown after Thomas Sully in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of John Marshall by George Kasson Knapp after Henri Inman in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Dewitt Clinton responsible for the Eire Canal by James Sharples Junior? in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Joseph Brant by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Self portrait of Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of John Marshall (c1899) by George Kasson Knapp after Henri Inman in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Dewitt Clinton (1806-9) responsible for the Eire Canal by James Sharples Junior? in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea) (1797) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Self portrait of Charles Willson Peale (c1795) in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.
Painting of Old Court House in Philadelphia in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.


Painting of Old Court House in Philadelphia (c1837) in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.



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