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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.



 


Self-Portrait
1756
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

1773
Oil on canvas, 234 x 160 cm
Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln



 

The Burghers of Calais

1789
Oil on canvas, 100 x 153 cm
Royal Collection, Windsor



 

Edward III Crossing the Somme

1788
Oil on canvas, 137,2 x 149,9 cm
Royal Collection, Windsor



 

The Treaty of Penn with the Indians.

1771-72
Oil on canvas, 190 x 274 cm
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia



 

Self-Portrait

1770
Oil on canvas
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore



 

The Death of General Wolfe

1770
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
(detail)
1766
oil on canvas
The Tate Gallery, London


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


 

King Lear
1788
oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


 

Death on a Pale Horse
1796
oil on canvas
Detroit Institute of Arts
 

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