Unidentified naval officer

Object Number: 
1971.117
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 3/4 x 25 in. ( 75.6 x 63.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The unidentified subject was a naval officer--probably a lieutenant--during the War of 1812. The portrait is attributed to Rembrandt Peale on the basis of comparison to other War of 1812 naval portraits by the artist in the Society's collection.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Heirs of Hall Park McCullough
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group