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Attributed to Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860), oil on canvas bust length portrait of John Woolfolk. Late 19th century script en verso reads "painted by Rembrandt Peale son of Charles Peale, who painted the portrait of George Washington in addition to biographical information on Woolfolk and three generations of sons in script. This portrait is illustrated in the book, "Columbus on the Chattahoochee. Housed under glass in a carved black and gilt wood frame. Frame with old Chicago framing label en verso. Sight – 29 1/2"H x 24 1/2" W. Framed – 38" H x 33" W. Mid- 19th century. John Woolfolk (1781-1861) was a native Virginian known for his extensive property and slave holdings in Columbus, GA. His real estate assets included plantations on Upatoi Creek and both sides of the Chattahoochee River, including Woolfolk"s Bend and Jenny"s Island. Part of these lands later became the headquarters of the Fort Benning military post. Additional holdings of John Woolfolk included "Dinglewood, one of the most prominent homes in Columbus. Provenance: The Greene Museum, Phenix City, Alabama, acquired from the subject's great-great grandson, William G. Woolfork of Detroit. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light craquelure evident to canvas. Frame with minor losses to molding.