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Benjamin West

Benjamin West
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Artist
Unidentified Artist
Former attribution
Henry Benbridge, 20 Oct 1743 - 25 Jan 1812
Sitter
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820
Formerly identified as
William Grayson, 1736 - 1790
Date
c. 1765-1771
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
76.9cm x 64.1cm (30 1/4" x 25 1/4"), Accurate
Topic
William Grayson: Male
William Grayson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
William Grayson: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution
William Grayson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia
Benjamin West: Male
Benjamin West: Visual Arts\Artist\Portraitist
Benjamin West: Visual Arts\Art Instructor
Benjamin West: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\History painter
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; bequest of Mina K. Curtiss
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.86.4
Provenance
(Coleman Auction Galleries, New York, 24 April 1943) [as Colonel Grayson by Henry Benbridge]; (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); (Parke-Bernet, New York, 21 January 1955); Mrs. Henry T. Curtiss, Bethel, Conn.; bequest to NPG
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery