Neoclassicism and Romanticism


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Benjamin West


Benjamin West

(b Springfield [now Swarthmore], PA, 10 Oct 1738; d London, 11 March 1820).

American painter and draughtsman, active in England. He was the first American artist to achieve an international reputation and to influence artistic trends in Europe. He taught three generations of his aspiring countrymen. His son Raphael Lamar West (1769–1850) was a history painter.


watercolor on ivory
Yale University Art Gallery


Portrait of Colonel Guy Johnson

c. 1775
Oil on canvas, 203 x 138 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington


Joseph Banks

Oil on canvas, 234 x 160 cm
Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln


The Burghers of Calais

Oil on canvas, 100 x 153 cm
Royal Collection, Windsor


Edward III Crossing the Somme

Oil on canvas, 137,2 x 149,9 cm
Royal Collection, Windsor


The Treaty of Penn with the Indians.

Oil on canvas, 190 x 274 cm
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia



Oil on canvas
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore


The Death of General Wolfe

Oil on canvas, 152,6 x 214,5 cm
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

La batalla de La Haya

Pylades and Orestes Brought as Victims to Iphigenia
oil on canvas
The Tate Gallery, London

Study for a window at St. Paul's Church, Birmingham


King Lear
oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Death on a Pale Horse
oil on canvas
Detroit Institute of Arts

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