Charles Willson Peale
Died aged 85
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Charles Willson Peale (April 15, 1741 – February 22, 1827) was an American painter, soldier, scientist, inventor, politician and naturalist. He is best remembered for his portrait paintings of leading figures of the American Revolution, and for establishing one of the first museums in the United States.DbPedia
Commemorated on 1 plaque
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. America's oldest art museum and school, founded 1805 by Peale, Rush, and other artists. Trained here were Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Maxfield Parrish, John Marin, Charles Demuth and others. Furness and Hewitt designed the Neo-Gothic building, 1876.
At the Academy, 118 N Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, United States where they founded