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West, Benjamin 1738-1820

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Works: 1,019 works in 1,370 publications in 5 languages and 17,209 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Concordances  History  Commentaries  Juvenile works  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Artist, Illustrator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Engraver
Classifications: ND237.W45, 759.13
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Drawings by Benjamin West and his son, Raphael Lamar West by Ruth S Kraemer( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical hints on composition in painting : illustrated by examples from the great masters of the Italian, Flemish, and Dutch schools by John Burnet( Book )

3 editions published between 1836 and 1865 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This copy is a photolithographic facsimile of the original 1822 edition. The title page states that this reproduction from the original was done by J. Carbutt, Superintendent of the American Photo-Relief Printing Co., Philadelphia. "When Carbutt's production of Woodburytypes slowed just before the Centennial, and before he took a job at the fair, he began to produce photolithographs. This example is the only one thus far found outside of a single plate in the Philadelphia Photographer in the same year. He attempted only one more photomechanical method before his discovery of the perfect dry plate negative, which changed his fortunes."--Hanson Collection Catalog, p. 52
Benjamin West : allegory and allegiance by Derrick R Cartwright( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revealed religion : Benjamin West's commissions for Windsor Castle and Fonthill Abbey : San Antonio Museum of Art, September 18-November 13, 1983 by Nancy L Pressly( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of the late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne to his most intimate friends. With a fragment in the manner of Rabelais. To which are prefix'd, memoirs of his life and family by Laurence Sterne( Book )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorandum on the subject of the Earl of Elgin's pursuits in Greece by William Hamilton( Book )

11 editions published between 1810 and 1820 in English and French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sterne's memoirs : a hitherto unrecorded holograph now brought to light in facsimile by Laurence Sterne( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revealed religion : a series of paintings in the War Memorial Chapel by Benjamin West( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The posthumous sale of West's works in 1829 included a number of the works on "Revealed Religion" commissioned by King George III. The pictures acquired for Joseph Neeld, M.P., were hung at Grittleton House, Chippenham, Wiltshire, where they remained until 1962 when they were offered for sale at Christie's on November 16. Six were acquired for Bob Jones University with funds provided for that purpose by a friend of the University who asked to remain anonymous. They were hung in the War Memorial Chapel together with a seventh canvas, "Esau and Jacob presented to Isaac," which also formed part of the Windsor Chapel decorations. This painting had been acquired from another source by Julius Weitzner, the London art dealer. Henry and Oscar Dwoskin purchased it for the University. - p. [4]-[5]
The gallery of pictures painted by Benjamin West by Benjamin West( Book )

6 editions published between 1811 and 1820 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin West : romanticism in religious drawings by Anna Jean Rhodes( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gems of English art of this century : twenty-four pictures from national collections by Francis Turner Palgrave( Book )

1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An history of the earth, and animated nature by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The progress of genius, or, authentic memoirs of the early life of Benjamin West, Esq. by John Galt( Book )

4 editions published between 1831 and 1832 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paintings of Benjamin West by Helmut von Erffa( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a chapter on the early institutions of art in New York by Winifred E Howe( Book )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments by John Canne( Book )

6 editions published between 1821 and 1836 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Benjamin West : allegory and allegiance
Alternative Names
Benjamin West

Benjamin West Amerikaans kunstschilder

Benjamin West englischer Maler

Benjamin West malarz amerykański, działający w Anglii

Benjamin West, P. R. A.

Benjamin West peintre américain

Benjamin West pittore statunitense

Benjamin West, R. A.

West B., R.A.

West, Benjamin 1738-1820

West, Benjamin, P. R. A.

West, Benjamin, R. A.

West, C. 1738-1820

Бенджамин Уест

Бенджамін Вест

Уэст, Бенджамин

בנימין וסט

بنجامين ويست

بنجامین وست نقاش آمریکایی

ベンジャミン・ウエスト

本杰明·委斯特

班傑明·委斯特

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The paintings of Benjamin WestAmerica's old mastersThe paintings of Benjamin WestThe boy who loved to draw : Benjamin WestBenjamin West : the context of his life's work, with particular attention to paintings with religious subject matter, including a correlated version of early nineteenth-century lists of West's paintings, exhibitions, and sales records of his works, and also a current checklist of his major religious works