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"Benjamin West, successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds as President of the British Academy, made an unfinished study in oil of the act which restored peace to the world."

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Title
"Benjamin West, successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds as President of the British Academy, made an unfinished study in oil of the act which restored peace to the world."
Additional title: Unfinished oil study by Benjamin West of the 1783 Treaty of Paris.
Names
West, Benjamin (1738-1820) (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

American History -- 1780s-1790s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1877 - 1896
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-178
Topics
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Jay, John, 1745-1829
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
United States -- 1700-1799
Treaties -- 1780-1789
Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1783 Sept. 3
Genres
Reproductive prints
Art reproductions
Notes
Content: The painting by West was never finished because the British delegation refused to pose.
Source identifier: 305 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Image cropped at top corners. Tear at bottom right.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 12 x 18 cm. (4 3/4 x 7 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1677161
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17613346
Barcode: 33333159313309
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e719db30-c530-012f-cf9d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1738: Creator Born
  • 1820: Creator Died
  • 1877: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. ""Benjamin West, successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds as President of the British Academy, made an unfinished study in oil of the act which restored peace to the world."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1877 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f634-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. ""Benjamin West, successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds as President of the British Academy, made an unfinished study in oil of the act which restored peace to the world."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 17, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f634-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1877 - 1896). "Benjamin West, successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds as President of the British Academy, made an unfinished study in oil of the act which restored peace to the world." Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f634-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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"Benjamin West, successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds as President of the British Academy, made an unfinished study in oil of the act which restored peace to the world."