Benjamin West

The Damsel and Orlando



Benjamin West - The Damsel and Orlando



Benjamin West
The Damsel and Orlando
c. 1793
91.4 x 71.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Maria DeWitt Jesup Fund, 1923


Provenance

the artist, until 1820
his sons, Raphael West and Benjamin West Jr., 1820–1829
sale, George Robins, London, 20–22 Jun. 1829, nr. 64, as "Composition from Ariosto"
Henry P. Bone
sale, Christie's, London, 12 March 1847, nr. 126, as "A Scene from the Tempest-- a sketch"
with W. [I.?] Smith, London, 1847
held by Arthur E.S. Seguin, Philadelphia, by 1851–died 1852
held by his wife Ann Childe Sguin, New York, 1852–died 1888
held by her daughter, Marie C. Seguin, New York, 1888–died?
her nephew's widow, Clara (Mrs. Edward S.R.) Seguin, New York, by 1923
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External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 95.22.5

Other works by Benjamin West


Benjamin West Portrait of George, Prince of Wales, and Prince Frederick, later Duke of York
Portrait of George, Prince of Wales, and Prince Frederick, later Duke of York
1778

Benjamin West Hagar and Ishmael
Hagar and Ishmael
1776, reworked 1803

Benjamin West Omnia Vincit Amor, or The Power of Love in the Three Elements
Omnia Vincit Amor, or The Power of Love in the Three Elements
1809

Benjamin West Moses Shown the Promised Land
Moses Shown the Promised Land
1801

Benjamin West Sarah Ursula Rose
Sarah Ursula Rose
1756