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Creator Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title Rebecca Receiving the Bracelet at the Well
Alternate Title(s) Isaac's servant tying the bracelet on Rebecca's arm
Abraham's Servant Tying the Bracelet on Rebecca's Arm
Date 1775
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 48 3/4 x 63 3/16 inches (123.8 x 160.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "B. West | 1775"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1978.43.20
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669171
People Represented or Subject • Rebekah, wife of Isaac and sister of Laban
• Isaac
Subject Terms bracelet | camel (mammal) | costume | gift | love | lovers | men | Old Testament | Rebekah receives ear-rings and golden bracelets from Eliezer | religious and mythological subject | servant | shadows | tying | urn | women
Publications

Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 20, no. 56, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


Helmut von Erffa, The Paintings of Benjamin West, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1986, pp. 79, 80, 2698-69, 278,284, 291-92, no. 243, NJ18 W52 A12 +E73 Oversize (YCBA)


John Dillenberger, Benjamin West : The Context of his Life's Work, with Particular Attention to Paintings with Religious Subject Matter, Including a Correlated Version of Early Nineteenth-Century Lists of West's Paintings, Exhibitions, and Sales Records of his Works..., , Trinity University Press, San Antonio, 1977, pp. 163, 192, NJ18 W52 +D55 Oversize (YCBA)


Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 20, no. 56, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880


Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, pp. 34-35, V 2576 (YCBA)


Anglo-American : artistic exchange between Britain and the USA, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA, 2012, pp. 30. 41. 42, Chap. 2, fig. 1, N72.N38 A54 2012 (YCBA)


Exhibition Catalogue. 1776. 8th, Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 8, Royal Academy of Arts, 1776, p. 26, no. 319, N5054 A 53 vol. 1:1

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