Benjamin West

Hagar and Ishmael



Benjamin West - Hagar and Ishmael



Benjamin West
Hagar and Ishmael
1776, reworked 1803
193 x 138.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated at lower right: B. West 1776
Signed and dated at lower left: B. West 1803
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Maria DeWitt Jesup Fund, 1923


Provenance

Lord Cremorne, from 1776
private collection, Ireland, until ca. 1803
the artist, 1803–1820
his sons, Raphael West and Benjamin West Jr., 1820–1829
sale, George Robins, London, 25 May 1829, nr. 135
Armstrong, 1829
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 wife, Clara L. (Mrs. Edward S.R.) Seguin, New York, until 1923
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External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 95.22.8

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Benjamin West Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven
Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven
1775

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 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 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