Benjamin West

Man, 1/2 length, profile right. Portrait of Benjamin West, American President of the Royal Academy ?

John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Sheet: 7.6 x 5.7 cm (3 x 2 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Man, 1/2 length, profile right, protrait of Benjamin West, American President of the Royal Academy?


Inscribed upper right in graphite pencil: "B. West"
Printed on verso: what may be done in this/ phans, and to co-operate/ married Daughter are an/ pany is earnestly desired


Gift to MFA of Mr. Rowland Burdon-Muller and William A. Sargent Fund; December 10, 1953 Formerly in collection of John Murray III & A.H. Hallam Murray; Dealer: Raphael King Ltd., London

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund