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

Paetus and Arria

Former Title(s):

Non Dolet, Paetus and Arria

Non Dolet: Die Geschichte von Paetus und Arria

Non Dolet- Paetus and Arria

Date:
1766
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 36 x 28 inches (91.4 x 71.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in black paint, lower left and right; on left: "B. West 1766"; on right: "B. West pinxit 1767"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.114
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bust | chair | costume | curtain | dagger | death | emperor | gesture | historical subject | husband | interior | man | scroll (information artifact) | sculpture | suicide | table | wife | woman
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:451
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John Gage, Zwei Jahrhunderte englische Malerei, britische Kunst und Europa 1680 bis 1880 : [Ausstellung] Haus der Kunst Mèunchen, 21. November 1979 bis 27. Januar 1980: [Katalog] , Ausstellungsleitung Haus der Kunst Mèunchen, Mèunchen, 1979, pp. 257-58, no. 133, fig. 133, ND466 Z85 (YCBA)

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

Anne Leonard, The tragic muse : art and emotion, 1700-1900, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Ill., 2011, p.75,114, no. 36, fig. 43, N71 L377 2001 (YCBA)

Steffi Roettgen, Anton Raphael Mengs, 1728-1779, and his British patrons, Zwemmer publisher, London, 1993, pp. 26, 41(note 81), NJ18 M536 R6413 1993 (YCBA)

Helmut von Erffa, The Paintings of Benjamin West, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1986, pp. 38-42, 182, no. 38, NJ18 W52 A12 +E73 Oversize (YCBA)


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