REMBRANDT PEALE (American, 1778-1860)
    Martha Washington, circa 1856
    Oil on canvas
    36-1/2 x 29 inches (92.7 x 73.7 cm)
    Signed lower left: Rembrandt Peale
    Inscribed verso: Mrs. Martha Washington (1795) / Painted by / Rembrandt Peale / with improvements From / Original by Chs W. Peale / Philadelphia


    The artist, prior to 1860;
    Charles J. Coggill, New York;
    Mrs. S. Edward Nash (Isabel Coggill), New York;
    By descent to the Nash family;
    The Hendershott Collection, 1996.

    Condition Report*:

    Lined canvas; faint craquelure throughout; stable paint layer. UV examination reveals several areas of inpaint- a 2 x 2-inch area on the lower right edge and a small 1-inch area below; a 1.5 x 1.5-inch area of inpaint on the left edge of figure's neck and a 0.5 x 0.5-inch area on her chin. Minor cosmetic touch-ups on her nose. A moderate area of inpaint to the right of her head and a 2-inch area above her head. In good condition overall. The depth of the frame is 4.5 inches. Framed Dimensions 47 X 40 Inches

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