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image of Benjamin and Eleanor Ridgely Laming Charles Willson Peale (painter)
American, 1741 - 1827
Benjamin and Eleanor Ridgely Laming, 1788
oil on canvas
overall: 106 x 152.5 cm (41 3/4 x 60 1/16 in.) framed: 125.1 x 171.5 x 7 cm (49 1/4 x 67 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Morris Schapiro
1966.10.1
On View
From the Tour: American Portraits of the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 3 of 8

1929Loan Exhibition of 18th and Early 19th Century Furniture & Glass ... Portraits by Stuart, Peale and ... for the Benefit of The National Council of Girl Scouts, Inc., Exh. cat. American Art Galleries, N.Y., 1929, no. 834.
1952Sellers, Charles Coleman. Portraits and Miniatures by Charles Willson Peale. Philadelphia, 1952: 119-120, no. 453, fig. 184.
1954Paintings by the Peale Family. Exh. cat. Cincinnati Art Museum, 1954: no. 19.
1958J. Hall Pleasants, A Memorial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Baltimore Museum of Art, 1958-1959: 12.
1960American Painters of the South. Exh. cat. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1960: no. 21.
1965"Loan Collection, 1965," Bulletin of The Metropolitan Museum of Art 23 (April 1965): 280.
1967The Peale Family: Three Generations of American Artists. Exh. cat. Detroit Institute of Arts; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, 1967: no. 37.
1969Sellers, Charles Coleman. Charles Willson Peale. New York, 1969: 231, fig. 51.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 86, repro.
1977Andrus, Lisa Fellows. Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860. New York and London, 1977: 118-121, fig. 42.
1980Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 10, 13, no. 9, color repro.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 205, repro.
1980Miller, Lillian B., ed. The Collected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and His Family. Microfiche ed. Millwood, N.Y. Fiche IIB/10; IIC, 164-165.
1981Williams 1981, color repro. 52-3, 71.
1982Hallam, John S. "Charles Willson Peale and Hogarth's Line of Beauty." Antiques 122 (November 1982): 1075-1076, 1078, fig. 7.
1983Miller, Lillian B., et al., eds. The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and His Family. 5 vols. New Haven and London, 1983-2000: 1(1983):529, 533-543, 636; 5(2000):fig. 3.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 375, no. 525, color repro.
1987Lovell, Margaretta M. "Reading Eighteenth-Century American Family Portraits: Social Images and Self-Images." Winterthur Portfolio 22, no. 4 (Winter 1987): 247, repro. 251, fig. 10.
1988Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr. "Democratic Illusions." In Raphaelle Peale Still Lifes. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Washington, 1988: 68, no. 15.
1988Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 64, no. 9, color repro.
1991Prown, Jules David. "Charles Willson Peale in London." In New Perspectives on Charles Willson Peale. Lillian B. Miller and David C. Ward, eds. Pittsburgh, 1991: 44.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 255, repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 217, repro.
1995Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 120-128, color repro. 123.
1995Miles, Ellen G., and Leslie Reinhardt. "Research on the Collections: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), Benjamin and Eleanor Ridgely Laming, 1788." Circle Bulletin no. 13 (Spring 1995): 22-25, repro.
1996Miller, Lillian B. "The Peale Legacy: The Art of an American Family, 1770-1870." American Art Review 8, no. 6 (1996): 140, repro. 142.
1996Wilson, Janet. The Ingenious Mr. Peale: Painter, Patriot and Man of Science. New York, 1996: repro.
1996Miles, Ellen G., and Leslie Reinhardt. "'Art conceal'd': Peale's Double Portrait of Benjamin and Eleanor Ridgely Laming." Art Bulletin 78, no. 1 (March 1996): 57-74, repro.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 292, no. 237, color repro.

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