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Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769–1830, British

Benjamin West, P.R.A.

Former Title(s):

Portrait of B. West, Esq. R.A. [1811, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Oil on panel
Support (PTG): 60 1/2 x 47 1/2 inches (153.7 x 120.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | books | eyeglasses | man | painter | paintings | portrait
Associated People:
West, Benjamin (1738–1820), American history painter active in Britain
On view in the galleries
IIIF Manifest:

Cassandra Albinson, Thomas Lawrence, Regency power & brilliance , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2010, p. xvii, NJ18 L42 T56 2010 + (YCBA)

Walter Armstrong, Lawrence, Methuen & co., ltd., London, 1913, p. 169, NJ18 L42 A75 (YCBA) Also Available Online (ORBIS)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 250-1, fig. 30, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Catalogue of the art treasures of the United Kingdom : collected at Manchester in 1857., Bradbury and Evans, London, p. 128, no. 301, Fiche B1244 Fiche.N.2.216 (SML and available online: HathiTrust)

Christie's sale catalogue : Catalogue of Old pictures- J.H.E. Heathcote : 27 April 1928., Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, April 27, 1928, p. 18, Lot 130, Fiche B51, Fiche #2387 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 142-43, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 122, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

Dr. Kenneth Garlick, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings and Pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence, Volume of the Walpole Society, v. 39, Walpole Society, 1962-1964, p. 195, no. 1, N12 W35 A1 39 + (YCBA)

Dr. Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, a complete catalogue of the oil paintings , Phaidon, Oxford, 1989, p. 280, no. 807a, pl. 58, NJ18 L42 G376 (YCBA)

Dr. Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1954, P. 62, NJ18 L42 G37 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 40, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Ronald Sutherland Gower, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Goupil, J. Boussod, Manzi, Joyant, successors, London New York, 1900, p. 166, NJ18 L42 G7 + (YCBA)

Catherine Roach, Frame works : paintings-within-paintings in nineteenth-century Britain, Thesis (Ph. D.)--Columbia University, 2009. , University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009, p. 57, 59-60, 254, 256, figs. 1.18, 1.22, ND1460.P35 R63 2009 (YCBA)

Catherine Roach, Pictures-within-pictures in nineteenth-century Britain, Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Abingdon, New York, 2016, pp. 49-51, fig. 1.9, ND1460.P35 R63 2016 (YCBA)

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1811. 43d, Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 43, B. McMillan, London, 1811, p. 9, no. 113, N5054 A53 v. 2 (YCBA)

Helmut von Erffa, The Paintings of Benjamin West, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1986, p. 348, NJ18 W52 A12 +E73 Oversize (YCBA)

R. J. B. Walker, Regency portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1985, p. 546 (vol. 1), N1090 A592 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, An Impressive Panorama of British Portraiture, Apollo, v. 105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 250-1, fig. 30, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

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