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Peale, Charles Willson, House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County of Philadelphia.
National Register Number: 66000687
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
From 1810 to 1820, this was the home of Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827), the country's preeminent painter during its early national period. Peale, remembered for his miniatures and portraits of notable Americans, painted seven likenesses of George Washington. Three of Peale's sons, Raphael, Rembrandt and Reubens Peale, also became famed artists.

There are no threats indicated for this landmark.

Unknown at this time.

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