Portrait of Benjamin West
Materialsstipple engraving (printing process)
21.9 x 16.4 cm (8 5/8 x 6 7/16 inches) (plate)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Original--Verso:in pencil inscribed, LL:Lu T ; inscribed, LC:Caroline Watson, 1759-/Nagler Kunstler Lexicon XXI . p. 323In Plate--Inscribed under image, LL:Gabriel Stuart pinxit. ; LC:Jn.° & Jos.h Boydell excudit 1786; LR:Caroline Watson Sculpsit./Engraver to her Majesty ; titled and inscribed, LC of plate:BENJAMIN WEST ESQ.R/HISTORICAL PAINTER to His MAJESTY./From the Original Picture, in the Proprietors Gallery./Published March 1.st 1786, by John & Josiah Boydell, N° 90 CheapsideLondon
Marks: Stamped in brown ink on verso:R.I.S.D./MUSEUM/OF ARTsurrounded byPROVIDENCE/RHODE ISLANDall inscribed in a circle
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Alice G. Taft, Marianna Taft, Hope Smith and Brockholst M. Smith
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