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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Post-mortem #15

Charles Willson Peale "Rachel Weeping"  c.1775

This was a very private picture kept in the corner of Peale's studio behind a drape. It depicts his wife Rachel mourning their dead daughter. He kept a sign with the painting that read, "Before you draw this curtain Consider whether you will afflict a Mother or Father who has lost a Child."

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