28 1/2 x 20 3/4 in. (72.4 x 52.7 cm)
(Springfield (now Swathmore), PA, 1738 - 1820, London, England)
Medium and Support:
Oil on canvas
Partial and promised gift of Dr. and Mrs. James Aquavella
Location: Not currently on view
Purchased from the artist's estate sale, Robins, London, May 22-25, 1829 by Dolman; Arthur Wilkin, Woodhurst, Sussex; Mortimer Brandt, New York (dealer), 1967; purchased from him by Dr. and Mrs. James Aquavella; their gift to the Gallery in 2005
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Benjamin West: The Context of His Life's Work with Particular Attention to Paintings with Religious Subject Matter.
San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, 1977.
Public Characters of 1805.
London, England: T. Gillet, 1805.
The Columbiad: A Poem.
Philadelphia, PA: Conrad, Lucas and Co., 1807.
La Belle Assemblée.
The Life, Studies, and Works of Benjamin West, Esq., President of the Royal Academy of London.
London, England: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820.
Article Scope: Entry and reproduction.
Helmut von Erffa
and Allen Staley.
The Paintings of Benjamin West.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1986.
Salt Lake City, Utah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
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