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Creator:
John Jackson, 1778–1831, British
Title:
Portrait of Benjamin West, P.R.A.
Date:
1814
Medium:
Graphite, watercolor, white chalk, and red pencil on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 7/8 × 9 1/2 inches (32.7 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Portrait of B West Esq. P.R.A. | M Baynes 1814"; in graphite on verso, center: "Please do take care of / the sketch for its supposed to be | the best portrait of him - there is going to be a plate from this portrait | ... Jackson | M.M. Baynes"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2003.25
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
man | portrait
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53661
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