Benjamin West (1738-1820)

Benjamin West (1738-1820)
Title
Benjamin West (1738-1820)
Date 
1811
Medium 
Painted and overpainted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 26 x 17 1/8 x 10 1/4 in. ( 66 x 43.5 x 26 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Luther Bradish
Object Number 
X.57
Gallery Label 
Chantry, who was England's most famous sculptor by 1820, modeled this likeness of West when the celebrated painter was already past seventy, when he had lost the protective support of his royal patron, and when his position had been weakened in the art world by the advance of younger men.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group