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Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci
Artist
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827
Sitter
Amerigo Vespucci, Mar 1454 - 22 Feb 1512
Date
1816
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 58.4 x 48.3cm (23 x 19")
Frame: 65.1 x 55.9 x 3.2cm (25 5/8 x 22 x 1 1/4")
Topic
Amerigo Vespucci: Male
Amerigo Vespucci: Natural Resource Occupations\Explorer
Amerigo Vespucci: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant
Amerigo Vespucci: Science and Technology\Navigator
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.2011.14
Provenance
Peale Museum, Philadelphia; Peale Museum sale, 1854, number 2; Wilson C. Swann, Philadelphia; gift 1859 to Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; transferred to the Atwater Kent Museum (now the Philadelphia History Museum); deaccessioned to (Christie's, New York, 29 September 2010, bought in); purchased 2011 NPG
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery