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image of John Beale Bordley Charles Willson Peale (painter)
American, 1741 - 1827
John Beale Bordley, 1770
oil on canvas
overall: 200.8 x 147.4 cm (79 1/16 x 58 1/16 in.) framed: 215 x 161.6 x 7.6 cm (84 5/8 x 63 5/8 x 3 in.)
Gift of The Barra Foundation, Inc.
1984.2.1
On View
From the Tour: American Portraits of the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 2 of 8

Exhibition History

1962
Art in Florida Public Collections, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1962, as Portrait of a Lawyer by Joseph Badger.
1965
Inaugural Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1965, no. 3, as Portrait of an Unidentified Lawyer by Charles Willson Peale.
1971
Philadelphia Painting and Printing to 1776, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1971, no. 24.
1974
National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974-1984
1982
Charles Willson Peale and His World, National Portrait Gallery, Washington; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982-1983, no. 5.
1996
The Peale Family: Creation of a Legacy 1770-1870, Philadelphia Museum of Art; M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1996-1997, fig. 27 (not in checklist; shown only in Philadelphia).

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