Title: Self portrait, at about thirty years of age, ca. 1850, by Titian Ramsey Peale, oil on canvas
Creator: Finnin, Denis
Subject: Portraits, Naturalists, Art, Painting
Rights: Information on rights available at the repository.
Repository: American Museum of Natural History
Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Library
Original Caption: Self Portrait
Note: Natural Histories: The Butterflies of North America: Titian Peale's Lost Manuscript: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, Depicts American artist and naturalist Titian Ramsay Peale when he was about 30 years old.
On verso of painting: T.R. Peale by himself with a little help from his brother Rembrandt. Mrs. T.R. Peale to John Hoffmire, Red Bank 1886.
Description of Publication: 1 art original : oil on canvas ; 61 x 51 cm.
Title on plaque mounted on frame.
In gilt wood frame, 75 x 65 cm.
Coverage: North America
Collection Title: Art & Memorabilia
Collection Name: Art & Memorabilia
Collection Description: The Museum Library holds and cares for the Museum’s fine art collection, images of which are found on this site including portraits, maritime scenes, still lifes, and many more examples and genres of painting, drawings, sculpture and other media. The Memorabilia Collection preserves many objects that help tell the story of the Museum’s history, including ephemeral components of exhibition, scientific and documentary equipment, as well as collections of personal artifacts, including those of Lincoln Ellsworth and Carl Akeley. Items such as the lead car flag from the Museum’s Third Asiatic Expedition in 1925 to the Gobi Desert, delicate and fragile from its long-ago and historic journey can be viewed in this collection of images.