Benjamin West Paintings

Benjamin West, (October 10, 1738 – March 11, 1820) was an Anglo-American painter who focused on historical scenes during the times of the American War of Independence. He was the second president of the Royal Academy in London (1792-1805 and 1806-1820). Learn more »

Paintings by Benjamin West in Chronological Order

Self-portrait, 1758 Mr. John Williams, 1766 Pylades and Orestes Brought as Victims before Iphigenia, 1766
Mrs. Benjamin West and Her Son Raphael, c.1767 Agrippine Landing at Brundisium with the Ashes of Germanicus, 1768 General Johnson, 1768
Jacob Blessing Ephraim and Manasseh, 1768 Know Thy Self, c.1768 Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis, 1768
Cleombrotus Ordered into Banishment by Leonidas II, King of Sparta, 1768 Charles Wilson Peale, 1769 The Indians Delivering up the English Captives to Colonel Bouquet near his camp at the folks of Muskingum, North America in November 1764, c.1769
Self portrait, 1770 The Death of General Wolfe, 1770 Portrait of Henry Middleton, c.1771
The Treaty of Penn with the Indians, 1772 Agrippina and Her Children Mourning over the Ashes of Germanicus, 1773 Cymon and Iphigenia, 1773
Mr. Robert Grafton and Mrs. Mary Partridge Wells Grafton, 1773 Sir Joseph Banks, 1773 Portrait Of Raphael West And Benjamin West Jr., 1775
Fidelia and Speranza, 1776 Hagar and Ishmael, 1776 Helen Brought From Paris, 1776
Portrait of Colonel Guy Johnson and Karonghyontye, 1776 Queen Charlotte, 1776 The Golden Age, 1776
Saul and the Witch of Endor, 1777 Portrait of George, Prince of Wales, and Prince Frederick, later Duke of York, 1778 Princes William and Edward, 1778
The Bard, 1778 George III of the United Kingdom, 1779 Portrait of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom, with Windsor and the royal family in the background, 1779
Portrait of the Drummond Family, 1781 The Ambassador from Tunis with His Attendants as He Appeared in England in 1781, 1781 Portrait of Prince Octavius, 1783
The Meeting of Lear and Cordelia, 1784 King Lear, c.1788 Portrait of Ann Barbara Hill Medlycott, 1788
His Majesty George III Resuming Power, c.1789 Angels Announcing the Birth of Our Savior, 1790 Christ Showing A Little Child As The Emblem Of Heaven, 1790
The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, 1791 The Damsel and Orlando, 1793 Dr. Enoch Edwards, 1795
Harvesting at Windsor, 1795 Woodcutters in Windsor Park, 1795 Death on the Pale Horse, 1795
Simeon with the Infant Jesus, c.1796 General Thaddeus Kosciusko, 1797 Peter Beckford, 1797
The Woman Clothed with the Sun Fleeth from the Persecution of the Dragon, c.1797 Calypso's Reception of Telemachus and Me, 1801 Moses Shown the Promised Land, 1801
The Ascension, 1801 The Hope Family of Sydenham Kent, 1802 The Angel of the Lord Announcing the Resurrection, 1805
Narcissus and Echo, 1805 Mrs. Thomas Keyes and Her Daughter, c.1806 The Death of Nelson, 21st October 1805, 1806
The Immortality of Nelson, 1807 The Death Of Nelson, 1808 John Eardley Wilmot, 1812
Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky, c.1816 Self Portrait, 1819 A Domestic Affliction
American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Agreement with Great Britain Central panel of a triptych (study for a window at St. Paul's Church, Birmingham) Christ Coming Up Out of the Jordan
Cicero and the magistrates discovering the tomb of Archimedes Edward III Crossing the Somme Epponia giving bread to her husband Sabinus in concealment
Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice Esau and Jacob Presented to Isaac Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds
Genius Calling Forth the Fine Arts to Adorn Manufactures and Commerce Isaac's servant trying the bracelet on Rebecca's arm Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh
Paetus and Arria Pylades and Orestes Brought as Victims before Iphigenia (detail) St. Peter Preaching at Pentecost, YEAR
The Battle of La Hogue, Destruction of the French fleet, May 22, 1692 The Battle of La Hogue, Destruction of the French fleet, May 22, 1692 (detail) The Brazen Serpent
The Burghers of Calais The Death of General Wolfe (detail) The Death of General Wolfe (detail)
The Indians giving a talk to Colonel Bouquet in a conference at a council fire, near his camp on the banks of Muskingum in North America in Oct. 1764 Two Angels Singing William Markham

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