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Benjamin West

15 of 43 portraits of Benjamin West

Benjamin West, by Caroline Watson, published by  John Boydell, published by  Josiah Boydell, after  Gilbert Stuart, published 1786 (circa 1785) - NPG D19926 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Benjamin West

by Caroline Watson, published by John Boydell, published by Josiah Boydell, after Gilbert Stuart
stipple engraving, published 1786 (circa 1785)
8 5/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (219 mm x 163 mm) plate size; 10 1/4 in. x 7 5/8 in. (259 mm x 195 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19926


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Sitterback to top

  • Benjamin West (1738-1820), History painter and President of the Royal Academy. Sitter associated with 43 portraits, Artist associated with 39 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Boydell (1720-1804), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • Josiah Boydell (1752-1817), Artist and publisher. Artist associated with 66 portraits.
  • Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828), Painter. Artist associated with 60 portraits.
  • Caroline Watson (1760 or 1761-1814), Printmaker. Artist associated with 28 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 349: Benjamin West (after)
  • NPG D37694: Benjamin West (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D37695: Benjamin West (impression from same plate as)