Wednesday, February 26, 2014
bantarleton:

Richard Bennett Lloyd by Benjamin West, 1st Foot Guards 1770’s-1780’s

bantarleton:

Richard Bennett Lloyd by Benjamin West, 1st Foot Guards 1770’s-1780’s

Friday, August 9, 2013
trockneblumen:

Portrait of Charles Willson Peale, by Benjamin West
c.1767-1769

trockneblumen:

Portrait of Charles Willson Peale, by Benjamin West

c.1767-1769

Sunday, May 27, 2012
historical-nonfiction:

Benjamin West, the most celebrated portraitist of the Georgian period, started this painting of the Treaty of Paris, which was to end the American Revolution. The British delegation, probably embarrassed, refused to pose. So the painting was stopped.

historical-nonfiction:

Benjamin West, the most celebrated portraitist of the Georgian period, started this painting of the Treaty of Paris, which was to end the American Revolution. The British delegation, probably embarrassed, refused to pose. So the painting was stopped.