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paintings of Benjamin West

by Helmut von Erffa

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

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  • West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelmut von Erffa and Allen Staley.
    ContributionsStaley, Allen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND237.W45 A4 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 606 p. :
    Number of Pages606
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2541203M
    ISBN 100300033559
    LC Control Number85022500

      This historical painting represents the death of British General Wolfe who fought in the Seven Years War and after his death, became the lead hero of the war. His novice military training techniques and fighting tactics helped big at conquering Quebec from the French and ultimately winning over the whole Canada. This painting, before America became independent, though portrays . Media in category "Paintings by Benjamin West" The following 23 files are in this category, out of 23 total. Benjamin West - British Manufactory, A Sketch - - Cleveland Museum of Art Instance of: Wikimedia category.

    The Paintings of Benjamin West. [Allen Staley; Helmut Von Erffa] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. R E V I E W Helmut von Erffa and Allen Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West Dennis M. Read Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly, Vol Issue 2, Fall , pp.

    : The Paintings of Benjamin West: Like new copy hardcover with dustjacket, xii + pp, entries documenting and illustrating all of West's paintings as fully as possible profusely illus. in B/W with over color plates. A Barr Foundation Book. Benjamin West PRA ( – ) was an Anglo-American history painter around and after the time of the American War of Independence and the Seven Years' War. He was the second president of the Royal Academy in London, serving from to and to .


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: The Paintings of Benjamin West (A Barra Foundation Book) (): von Erffa, Helmut, Staley, Professor Allen: BooksCited by: Benjamin West made his reputation in England as the official painter to King George III.

He was born a Quaker in Springfield, Pennsylvania, where his parents ran a small inn. Growing up, West showed talent for painting and moved to Philadelphia to further his :   BENJAMIN WEST AND THE STRUGGLE TO BE MODERN is a handsomely illustrated and produced book on West, "The Death of General Wolfe", and how both artist and painting represent a milestone in the course of British art, arguably all of Western Art.

The layout is intelligent, and commendably executed.4/4(1). Benjamin West, American-born painter of historical, religious, and mythological subjects who had a profound influence on the development of historical painting in Britain. He was a painter to George III and a founder of the Royal Academy, of which in he succeeded Sir Joshua Reynolds as president.

Benjamin West Birth:Swarthmore, PA Death:London, U.K. Period of Art: Early American, Colonial, Neo-classicism Contemporaries on the timeline: Benjamin Franklin, Gilbert Stuart, George Washington, King George III, Robert Fulton Living Books Recommended Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin by Marguerite Henry.

Benjamin West, (Octo – Ma ) was an Anglo-American painter who focused on historical scenes during the times of the American War of Independence. He was the second president of paintings of Benjamin West book Royal Academy in London ( and ).

Learn more» Paintings by Benjamin West in Chronological Order Self-portrait, Mr. John. Benjamin West PRA (Octo – Ma ) was an Anglo-American history painter around and after the time of the American War of Independence and the Seven Years' War.

He was the second president of the Royal Academy in London, serving from to and to Birth place: Springfield, Pennsylvania, United States. The West Family. Much quieter and more somber than his dramatic Neoclassical history paintings, The West Family presents an everyday, domestic scene.

West's wife Elizabeth, dressed in white, holds their young son Benjamin Jr. on her lap while the older Raphael stands near, resting his arm on the chair and looking down at his brother. The Paintings Of Benjamin West.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(84). In the early s, Benjamin West had completed a succession of mainly religious paintings, several of them on a grand scale. Among these, The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise () was painted for his project to support the new Royal Chapel at Windsor, and I think is one of his greatest works.

Soon after that, West seems to have changed direction again, and returned. Benjamin West was the first American-born artist to achieve international significance. From rural origins in the British colony of Pennsylvania, West became Historical Painter to George III and president of the Royal Academy in This volume proides the first fully-illustrated catalog of all West's paintings and more important drawings.

Benjamin West was an American artist of the late eighteenth century who represented American Colonial art. He began as the portraitist, but it was historical painting which made him known. In addition to historical events, West used religious and mythological topics in his canvases.

He served as a historical painter to George III and taught many American artists in London. The book is magnificently produced, with a noble page and superabundant documentation, and sold at a relatively low price."—John Russell, New York Times Book Review "A landmark study this—the first catalogue raisonne of the paintings and most important drawings of the father of American painting.

Benjamin West has 22 books on Goodreads with 11 ratings. Benjamin West’s most popular book is King Lear. The painting. Benjamin West (–), The Death of General Wolfe (), oil on canvas, × cm, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.

Wikimedia Commons. West’s painting shows three groups, arranged in a line across the foreground. Benjamin West: A collection of paintings (HD) Description: "Benjamin West, son of Sarah Pearson and John West, was born in near Springfield in. Benjamin West, “Treaty of Paris” () British painter Benjamin West was hired to commemorate the end of the American Revolution by painting the French, Spanish, Dutch, British, and U.S.

delegates discussing the Treaty of Paris. The assembly resulted in the independence of the original thirteen American states and the release of prisoners.

Shop for the best selection of Benjamin West wall art online. Guaranteed lowest price, fast shipping & free returns, and custom framing options on all prints!Benjamin West: List of works - All Artworks by Date 1→ List of works Featured works (7) All Artworks by Date 1→10 () Genres allegorical painting (4) battle painting (1) genre painting (3) history painting (23) literary painting (5) mythological painting (13) portrait (36) religious painting (17) sketch and study (4) Media canvas (56).The Paintings of Benjamin West, Helmut von Erffa and Allen Staley,no.

Engraved: by John Hall (), etching and engraving for Thomas Macklin's Bible, The present drawing of Moses, and the following lot depicting St. John the Baptist, both appear to be studies for two large-scale oil paintings that West painted.