Entry from US Dictionary
Definition of Peale, Charles Willson
- (1741–1827), US artist. He was known for his portraits of well-known Americans, including that of George Washington. His son Rembrandt (1778–1860) also painted portraits of well-known people, as well as historical scenes. Another son Raphaelle (1774–1825), also an artist, favored silhouettes and still-life paintings.