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Benjamin West

 (1738 - 1820)
Benjamin West was active/lived in Pennsylvania / United Kingdom, England.  Benjamin West is known for history, allegorical, religious and portrait paintings.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Benjamin West


Birth / Death:  1738 Springfield, Pennsylvania - 1820 London, England

Methods for Benjamin West

Easel Painting

Media for Benjamin West

Ink

Styles for Benjamin West

Classical Realism
High Style, Historical Painting

Subjects for Benjamin West

Animals, Mammals
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Folk Art, Folk Lore
Genre, Human Activity
History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Narrative
Portraits
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
Seascape

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Benjamin West

Colonial America
Europe
Expatriate from USA or Canada
Italy Before World War I
Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900

Art Association for Benjamin West

Brooklyn Art Association

Chronology for Benjamin West

18th Century
Early 19th Century Before Civil War

Collections for Benjamin West

Haussner Collection, Baltimore
Preston Morton Collection
Rita and Daniel Fraad Collection

Added Description for Benjamin West

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Narrative Specialty
Religious Subject Specialty

Exhibition of Art Association for Benjamin West

Brooklyn Art Association-

Exhibition of Museum for Benjamin West

Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Royal Academy of Arts, England
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


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PORTRAIT OF PRINCE WILLIAM (1776-1834), LATER 2ND DUKE OF GLOUCESTER AND EDINBURGH, AND HIS ELDER SISTER, PRINCESS SOPHIA (1773-1844) OF GLOUCESTER

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