Benjamin West

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



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



Benjamin West
Omnia Vincit Amor, or The Power of Love in the Three Elements
1809
178.8 x 204.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated at lower right: B. West-- 1809--
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, 25 May 1829, nr. 143
Henry Bone, 1829–1834
his son, Henry P. Bone
sale, Christie's, London, 12 Mar. 1847, nr. 124
with W. (I.?) Smith, London, 1847
held by Arthur E.S. Seguin, Philadelphia, by 1851–died 1852
held by his wife, Ann Childe Seguin, New York, 1852–died 1888
held by her daughter, Maria 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 95.22.1

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

Benjamin West The Damsel and Orlando
The Damsel and Orlando
c. 1793

Benjamin West Sarah Ursula Rose
Sarah Ursula Rose
1756

Benjamin West Una and the Lion (Mary Hall in the Character of Una)
Una and the Lion (Mary Hall in the Character of Una)
1771

Benjamin West Saul and the Witch of Endor
Saul and the Witch of Endor
1777