Benjamin West (1738-1820)
Watercolor, pastel, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on paper laid on card
Overall: 13 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. ( 34.3 x 23.2 cm )
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
inscription: on back: "Portrait of Ben'n West / After Sir T. Lawrence in the National Gallery / £26.5.0 Copied from the original by W. Godson"
Reverse of card inscribed along lower border in brown ink: "L[Brit, pound] 26.5.0 / copied / from the original by W. Godson after Sir T. Lawrence in the National Gallery"; at lower center: "Portrait of Benn. West"; at right in graphite: "the Eminent painter / (…tine[?] of america)"
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