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Creator:
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:

The Artist's Wife Elizabeth and Their Son Raphael

Former Title(s):

Mrs. Benjamin West and her Son Raphael

Mrs. West with Raphael West

Mrs. West and her son, Raphael

Date:
ca. 1773
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 26 1/2 x 26 1/2 inches (67.3 x 67.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.112
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | child | costume | gaze | headgear | mother | motherhood | portrait | smile | son | tondo | woman
Associated People:
West, Elizabeth
West, Raphael Lamar (1766–1850), history painter
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:449
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Robert C. Alberts, Benjamin West : A Biography, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1978, P. 397, p. 12 in unnumered plate section between pp. 78and 79, NJ18 W52 A6 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 70, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Loyd Grossman, Benjamin West and the struggle to be modern, Merrell, London: New York, 2015, p. 108, 109, NJ18.W52 G76 2015 (YCBA)

Helmut von Erffa, The Paintings of Benjamin West, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1986, p. 458, no. 536, NJ18 W52 A12 +E73 Oversize (YCBA)

John Wilmerding, In honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, Essays , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC & Hanover, NH, 1986, p. 278, fig. 5, N7442.2 M455 1986 (YCBA)


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