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ID: 500026989
 
Record Type: Person
West, Benjamin (American painter and draftsman, 1738-1820, active in Great Britain)

Names:
West, Benjamin (preferred,V,index,LC)
Benjamin West (V,display)
Benjamin West, R. A. (V)
Benjamin West, P. R. A. (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
British (modern)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Swarthmore (Delaware county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Great Britain (United Kingdom) (island)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee was ....  Copley, John Singleton  
......................  (American painter, 1738-1815) [500009177]
parent of ....  West, Raphael Lamar  
................  (British painter and printmaker, 1769-1850) [500027798]
student of ....  Williams, William  
..................  (American painter and author, 1727-1791) [500004990]
teacher of ....  Allston, Washington  
..................  (American painter, 1779-1843) [500016005]
teacher of ....  Brown, Mather  
..................  (American painter, 1761-1831) [500001228]
teacher of ....  Copley, John Singleton  
..................  (American painter, 1738-1815) [500009177]
teacher of ....  Delanoy, Abraham  
..................  (American painter, 1742-1795) [500077290]
teacher of ....  Downman, John  1768-1769
..................  (English painter, 1750-1824) [500023543]
teacher of ....  Dunlap, William  
..................  (American dramatist, author, and painter, 1766-1839) [500027594]
teacher of ....  Earl, Ralph  
..................  (American painter, 1751-1801) [500116241]
teacher of ....  Fulton, Robert  
..................  (American engineer, painter, 1765-1815) [500008343]
teacher of ....  King, Charles Bird  
..................  (American painter, 1785-1862) [500003108]
teacher of ....  Peale, Charles Willson  
..................  (American painter, 1741-1827) [500017914]
teacher of ....  Phillips, Thomas  
..................  (British painter, 1770-1845) [500020549]
teacher of ....  Pratt, Matthew  
..................  (American painter, 1734-1805) [500022721]
teacher of ....  Sargent, Henry  
..................  (American painter, 1770-1845) [500012755]
teacher of ....  Stuart, Gilbert  
..................  (American painter, 1755-1828) [500010392]
teacher of ....  Sully, Thomas  
..................  (American painter, 1783-1872) [500006873]
teacher of ....  Trumbull, John  
..................  (American painter, 1756-1843) [500016000]
teacher of ....  Tuthill, Abraham G. D.  
..................  (American portraitist, 1776-1843) [500019159]
teacher of ....  West, George William  
..................  (American painter, 1770-1795) [500096919]
teacher of ....  West, Raphael Lamar  
..................  (British painter and printmaker, 1769-1850) [500027798]
teacher of ....  White, John Blake  
..................  (American painter, born 1781 or 1782, died 1859) [500015442]
teacher of ....  Wright, Joseph  
..................  (American painter and medalist, 1756-1793) [500032207]
teacher of ....  Wright, Joseph, of Derby  
..................  (English painter, 1734-1797) [500029777]
uncle of ....  Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  
..............  (American painter and inventor, 1791-1872) [500026460]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  West, Benjamin (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and draftsman, 1738-1820, active in Great Britain) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1738-1820) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1738-1820) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1738-1820) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1738-1820) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1738-1820) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, 1738-1820) ..... [PROV]
(American/British, 1738-1820) ..... [JPGM]
(American, 1739-1820) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American painter in GBR, 1738-1820) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Benjamin West ........ [PROV, VP]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Benjamin West, P. R. A. ........ [PROV, VP]
.............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Benjamin West, R. A. ........ [PROV, VP]
........................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
West, Benjamin ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50003451
..............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Baigell, Dictionary of American Art (1982)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 25 September 2003
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
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