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Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769–1830
Benjamin West, P.R.A.
Former Title(s):
Portrait of B. West, Esq. R.A. [1811, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on panel
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
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Seeing Double : Portraits, Copies and Exhibitions in 1820s London (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-06-24 - 2010-09-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

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

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

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, April 1977, pp. 250-1, fig. 30, N1 .A54 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catalogue of the art treasures of the United Kingdom : collected at Manchester in 1857., Bradbury and Evans, London, p. 128, no. 301, N5056 .M35 M25 1857 (YCBA) Also available in Hathitrust [YCBA]

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) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, 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) [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) [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) [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) [YCBA]

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

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

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

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

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

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