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"Benjamin West on William Williams: A Previously Unpublished Letter." Winterthur Portfolio 6 (1970): 127-33.
Translated by Dryden, read by Pope and Benjamin West, Dufresnoy was "a household name" among the elite in England.
He was a Welsh pirate but he wrote the first American novel while he was marooned in Nicaragua, and taught the American painter Benjamin West how to paint.'
Discussed here is "History Painting." In the artworks shared in this article, artists Filippino Lippi, Benjamin West and Pablo Picasso recorded their interpretations of events that have shaped our civilization so they would remain in the memories of the viewers.
Friday, October 21, is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar and to mark the event the Walker Art Gallery is highlighting the two Death of Nelson paintings by Benjamin West and Daniel Maclise.
Though they represent two 4th-century Etruscan objects and one 4th-century Greek piece, they are displayed with Agrippa and Her Children Mourning Over the Ashes of Germanicus, an 18th-century oil painting by American artist, Benjamin West. Such artifacts were often the source of both inspiration and archeological accuracy for neo-classical artists.
Highlights include period paintings and portraits by Benjamin West, Dominic Serres, and Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Thus, though it shifted operations of the museum to a nonprofit foundation in 1992, one of the most disadvantaged districts in the state owns paintings by Benjamin West, Milton Avery, John Singer Sargent, George Bellows, Raphaelle Peale, Julien Dupre, Thomas Cole, Frederic Church, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse--and dozens more.
For example, he deconstructs accounts of William Penn's 1682 mythical meeting with Lenape Indians using Benjamin West's fanciful rendering, one of the most widely copied paintings in nineteenth-century America.
He was a respected painter, influential in the career of great American painter Benjamin West. And he wrote a novel thought to have influenced Edgar Allan Poe and deeply impressed Lord Byron.
For an English-speaking American at that time, there was only one place to go for such training -- the London studio of Pennsylvania-born Benjamin West. Easily the most famous painter in the English-speaking world in 1780, West had thoroughly established his reputation with his famous Death of General Wolfe (1769), which undoubtedly led to his appointment as King George's historical painter in 1772.
Colorado-based Benjamin West LLP, one of the nation's largest Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) purchasing firms, is using TRIRIGA's Intelligent Business System[TM] (IBS) to help clients manage capital expenditure projects.