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5 Items
Collection ID:
SAAM.Photo.LOC
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1817 Apr 7
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj1
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One page handwritten letter dated April 7, 1817 from Benjamin West to sculptor Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey (West gives his name as "Mr. Chantery"). West requests figures by Antonio Canova (1757-1822) for a Royal Academy exhibition. He also refers to works by Chantrey entered into the exhibition.

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Dates:
1771-1819
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1792 September 25
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file
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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1818 February 19
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1800-circa 1879
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file
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(oversized items housed in OV 5)
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1800s
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file
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1775-1819
Size:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers and drawings selected from collections at Swarthmore College's Friends Historical Library, mainly regarding West's life and painting activities in England. Included are: 15 letters between West and various individuals refering to his paintings, requesting to see his collection and business matters; hand drawn diagrams for King's Chapel at Wi...

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Creators:
Lea & Febiger
Dates:
1788-1820
Size:
2 Items ((on 2 fr. of microfilm))
Collection ID:
AAA.leafebig
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter from Benjamin West to Samuel Adams, May 12, 1788, about Mathew(?) Carey, and a letter from Samuel West to Henry Carey, 1820, about Benjamin West.

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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1755-1819
Size:
5 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj3
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL P20 (fr.679): Memorandum by Anne M. Smith, 1855 Mar. 27, concerning Benjamin West's "Death of Socrates" and "View of Conestoga Creek."

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