Ref NoEKW/1/407
TitleWest, Benjamin, 1738-1820
DescriptionIncludes:

-journal article: Graham, Richard (1938), 'Benjamin West: American Romantic. A First One Man Show in Philadelphia on his Bicentenary', in an unidentified journal, pp12-13
-letter from Richard Wood, dated 26 April 1961, concerning three pastel portraits on paper
-journal article: Robert Rosenblum (undated), 'Benjamin West's 'Eagle Bringing the Cup of Water to Physche', a Document of Romantic Classicism', The record of the Art Museum, Princeton University, Volume XIX, pp66-75
-letter from Dudley P.K.Wood, dated 18 November 1959, concerning a portrait of Joshua Reynolds by Benjamin West
-journal article: Efra, Helmut von (1956), 'An Oil Sketch by Benjamin West', The Register of the Museum of Art of the University of Kansas, May, 1956, No. 7, pp1-7
-copy of a letter from Eleanore K. Rule, a descendant of West, dated 11 September 1951, concerning the loan of works by West to 'the Winter exhibition of artists of 1760-1860'
-extract from an unidentified sale catalogue detailing information about lot 37. 'The American Peace Commissioner's Treaty of 1782' by West
-letter from Wayant Brown, Lord Chamberlain's Office, dated 30 May 1949, concerning photographs of works by West. Also includes a list works by West at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle
-letter from Oliver Millar, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, dated 24 June 1952, concerning a letter from West to Sir John Sinclare about the portrait of the latter
-letter from Ronald Cohen, B. Cohen & Sons Fine Art Dealers, dated 25 April 1972, concerning the painting 'The Four Quarters of the World Bringing Gifts to the Lap of Britannia', by West
-summary description of 'The Four Quarters of the World Bringing Gifts to the Lap of Britannia', by West, previously in the collection of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 2pp

Missing at the time of cataloguing: an image of 'The Apotheosis of Prince Alfred', by West in the Royal collection lent to Yale University Press 28 June 1993
Date[1920s-1985]
LevelFile
Extent1 file (97 images; 6 letters; 3 journal articles; 1 extract from a sale catalogue; 1 list; 1 summary description)
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Image CaptionPhotograph of the recto and verso of 'The Four Quarters of the World Bringing Treasure to the Lap of Britannia'', c1970s
Letter from Ronald Cohen, B. Cohen & Sons Fine Art Dealers, concerning 'The Four Quarters of the World Bringing Gifts to the Lap of Britannia', dated 25 April 1972
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