Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Original Author: Charles Willson Peale
Created: ca. 1804
Medium: Oil on canvas

Benjamin Henry Latrobe (Circa 1804)

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, a neoclassical architect and decorator, is the subject of this portrait by Charles Willson Peale painted about 1804. Latrobe immigrated to the United States from England in 1796. He designed and oversaw the construction of a number of important buildings and public works in Washington, D.C.