Charles Beale the Elder is a Baroque Oil on Canvas Painting created by Mary Beale in 1663. It lives at the National Portrait Gallery, London in London. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Family, Portraits and Shaped Canvas. SourceDownloadSee Charles Beale the Elder in the Kaleidoscope
A quiet portrait by Mary Beale of her husband, Charles. After losing his job in the Patent Office, Charles became Mary’s studio manager, mixing her pigments and keeping a careful log of her clients and schedule.