10 of 43 portraits of Benjamin West
by Jonathan Spilsbury
mezzotint, late 18th century
8 7/8 in. x 7 3/8 in. (227 mm x 188 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- Benjamin West (1738-1820), History painter and President of the Royal Academy. Sitter associated with 43 portraits, Artist associated with 39 portraits.
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- Jonathan Spilsbury (baptised 1737-1812), Printmaker and portrait painter. Artist associated with 53 portraits.