In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778 - 1860

by Lillian Miller




1 Analectic Magazine, VI (September 1815), 255. Quoted in Lillian B. Miller, Patrons and Patriotism. The Encouragement of the Fine Arts in the United States, 1790-1860 (Chicago, 1966), p. 12.

2 Rembrandt Peale, Notes on Italy. Writtten during a Tour in the Years 1829 and 1830 (Philadelphia, 1831), p. 187.


About the Author

At the time of writing of In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778 - 1860, Lillian B. Miller, now deceased, was Historian of American Culture at the National Portrait Gallery,Washington, DC.


Resource Library editor's note:

The above article was reprinted, without accompanying illustrations, in Resource Library on June 5, 2007. According to the National Portrait Gallery,Washington, DC, the article was written by the author while employed by the Gallery and is in the pubic domain. The National Portrait Gallery is a facility of the United States Government.

This essay was also previously published in American Art Review, Volume V, Number 2, Winter, 1993, pages 146-153

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