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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Published by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
Title:

Benjamin West and His Son Raphael

Additional Title(s):

Benjn West Esqr. R.A. Histæ Pictor and his Son Rl West

Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 15 3/8 x 10 15/16 inches (39.1 x 27.8 cm) and Image: 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches (35.2 x 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "C 10310"; in brown ink, on back, lower left: "N1679[...]"; in graphite, on back, lower center: "Benjamin West + son. | West [...]"; on back, lower right: "137"; in brown ink, on back, lower right: "10..6"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "B. West, R. A. pinxit, London, 1773."; lower center: "Publish'd Feby. 15th. 1775, by V. Green."; lower right: "V. Green, Engraver in Metzotinto to his Majesty, fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.979
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | boy | child | cravat | drawing (activity) | father | fur | man | pen | portfolio | portrait | ruffles | self-portrait | son | tondo | writing (processes)
Associated People:
West, Benjamin (1738–1820), American history painter active in Britain
West, Raphael Lamar (1766–1850), history painter
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37795
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