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Peter Frederick Rothermel  American  1817 -1895
Born: Nescopeck, Pennsylvania, United States 
Died: Linfield, Pennsylvania, United States 
Addresses:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States  
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Instructors: John Rubens Smith Philadelphia, PA
Bass Otis Philadelphia, PA
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1863, 1880
Paris Salon 1859
Brooklyn Art Association 1872
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1876-1881, 1888, 1905
Examples of Work: Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation, Brookneal, Virginia 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 
Specialty: Painter
Sign Painter
Subjects Known For: History
Memberships: National Academy of Design Honorary 1847
Artists' Fund Society, Philadelphia (vice president, 1844)
Sketch Club 
Graphics Club, Philadelphia 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts director, 1847-1855
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Rothermel was one of America's best known history painters of his day. His reputation dwindled as the public's appetite for depictions of emotionally charged events, both real and allegorical, ebbed.

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