Charles Willson Peale: Art and Selfhood in the Early Republic

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

This compelling study, drawing extensively from Peale's extraordinary autobiography, shows how Peale's life itself documents the development of American independence and individualism.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
TRC subject: 
18th Century and Earlier
19th Century (1800-1865)
Artist Biography
TRC format: 
Book