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    Rembrandt Peale Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 5" x 8", Philadelphia, July 25, 1857, to a Ch. G Anderson Esq.. Peale apologizes for misplacing the correspondent's letter, in part: "...This, no doubt, will satisfy you in excuse for my apparent neglect of your polite request- which would have been so easy to answer, had I known your address. Respectfully Yours..." Peale, the son of artist Charles Willson Peale, was a talented and popular portraitist known particularly for his paintings of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Peale's signature is quite bold and clear, over three inches in length, and with a flourish beneath. Mounting traces on verso at each corner, else fine.

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    February, 2008
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