Angels Announcing the Birth of Our Savior

about 1790
Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)


Dimensions

Sheet: 34.6 x 23.6 cm (13 5/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.599

Medium or Technique

Pen, brush and brown ink, transparent and opaque oil paint on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

No date, no sign.

Provenance

John Hubbard Sturgis (1834-1888); Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis (daughters of the John Hubbard Sturgis); gift to MFA, December 10, 1942.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of John Hubbard Sturgis by his daughters, Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis