Tag Archives: Rembrandt Peale

New in 2014: George Washington by Rembrandt Peale

All week we’ve been celebrating major acquisitions of 2014, and we’ll continue to share some of our favorite recent additions to the collection through Wednesday. Check out previous posts on Andy Warhol’s Shoe, American quilts, John Singleton Copley’s Henry Barry, and Wendy Red Star’s Four Seasons series. This dramatic portrait of the founding father was… Read More »

Spink gift transformed Museum’s holdings of Asian and American art

In 2014, the Saint Louis Art Museum received the transformative gift of 225 works of art from the collection of the late C.C. Johnson Spink and Edith “Edie” Spink. The bequest included superb works by American artists—including John Singleton Copley, Rembrandt Peale, Norman Rockwell and Andrew and Jamie Wyeth—but the gift was most notable for… Read More »