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Benjamin West : a biography

Author: Robert C Alberts
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alberts, Robert C.
Benjamin West.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1978
(OCoLC)609264320
Named Person: Benjamin West; Benjamin (Künstler) West; Benjamin West; Benjamin West
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Alberts
ISBN: 0395262895 9780395262894
OCLC Number: 4003948
Description: xvi, 525 pages, [24] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The death of kings --
"A fire in my breast" --
The practising artist --
An American in Italy --
"The American Raphael" --
A fine view of London --
"In Britain's bosom" --
The visible instrument --
A star ascendant --
"The American war" --
The American school: 1777-1781 --
The peace commissioners --
Life at 14 Newman street --
The painter's eye --
Benjamin West, P.R.A. --
The fall from favor --
The venetian secret --
The broken laws --
Paris: 1802 --
"A matter of passion and contest" --
The struggle for power --
The hollow triumph --
To stumble, fall, and rise again --
The era of good feeling --
"On the highest pinnacle" --
The final years --
A windy night, a rainy morrow.
Responsibility: Robert C. Alberts.

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