Benjamin West (1738 - 1820)

American painter and draftsman, active in Great Britain

Overview | Works (17)

Books with substantial mentioning of Benjamin West
 Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser
American Paintings Before 1945 in the Wadsworth Atheneum, Volume Two
Hartford; New Haven, 1996


Articles on Benjamin West
Allen Staley, Benjamin West, Raphael West and the floating batteries, in Burlington Magazine, 155, 2013 pp. 243-246
Susan Rather, Benjamin West, John Galt, and the Biography of 1816, in Art Bulletin, 86, 2004 pp. 324-345
Ann Uhry Abrams, Benjamin West's Documentation of Colonial History: William Penn's Treaty with the Indians, in Art Bulletin, 64, 1982 pp. 59-75  read online
Gerald L. Carr, Benjamin West's Altar Paintings for St. Marylebone Church, in Art Bulletin, 62, 1980 pp. 293-303  read online
Edgar Breitenbach, Two Drawings by Benjamin West, in Master Drawings, 15, 1977 pp. 401-403+472-473

Born:   1738
   Springfield Township (now Swarthmore), Pa.
Died:   1820
ULAN:   500026989