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  • CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1826), American portrait painter, celebrated especially for his portraits of Washington, was born in Queen Anne county, Maryland, on the 16th of April 1741.
  • In 1772, at Mount Vernon, Peale painted a three-quarters-length study of Washington (the earliest known portrait of him), in the uniform of a colonel of Virginia militia.
  • He painted various other portraits of Washington; probably the best known in a full-length, which was made in 1778, and of which Peale made many copies.
  • Peale painted two miniatures of Mrs Washington (1772 and 1777), and portraits of many of the famous men of the time, a number of which are in Independence Hall, Philadelphia.
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