• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Peale, Charles Willson (1741-1827); Peale, Sarah Miriam (1800-1885)
  • Date Made 1791; or later
  • Place Made
  • Materials Oil on Canvas
  • Measurements
  • Gift of Mrs. Henry S. McNeil in memory of Mr. Henry S. McNeil
  • Room
  • Accession # 1988.0012999999999

Thomas Jefferson

“I have a great desire to exert my abilities in this portrait,” wrote Peale while preparing to paint the Secretary of State.