Charles Willson Peale started life as an indentured servant and grew up to be a prolific, successful painter, a naturalist-scientist, and an astonishing inventor of popular culture. This ‘Renaissance Man’ also became the nucleus of a complex family constellation of artists who together depicted a young nation’s emerging identity. Pictured: Charles Willson Peale. The Artist in His Museum. 1822.
Week 3: The Weir Family and Impressions of a Changing America
Weeks 4 and 5: The Wyeth Family Paint the Modern World
11:00-12:30pm Eastern Time Zone (Toronto)