© National Portrait Gallery, London
by Thomas Holloway, after Benjamin West Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, published 1798
12 1/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (308 mm x 248 mm) plate size; 13 5/8 in. x 11 3/8 in. (346 mm x 289 mm) paper size
- Benjamin West (1738-1820), History painter and President of the Royal Academy. Sitter associated with 43 portraits, Artist associated with 39 portraits.
- Thomas Holloway (1748-1827), Engraver. Artist associated with 31 portraits.
- Benjamin West (1738-1820), History painter and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 39 portraits, Sitter associated with 43 portraits.
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