Benjamin West


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Noun1.Benjamin West - English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
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At the same time his contemporary, Benjamin West (1738-1820), a tavern keeper's son from outside Philadelphia, was making the British empire's center the de facto home to an emerging American School.
Benjamin West (October 10, 1738-March 11, 1820) was an Anglo-American painter of historical scenes around and after the time of the American War of Independence.
Benjamin West may have been one of the most famous artists of his day, but he has often been sneered at by critics since his death in 1820.
But after a sojourn in London, where he studied painting under Benjamin West and got to know all the main artists of the time -- Gainsborough, Reynolds, Copley, Romney -- he returned to this country and became one of the leading American portraitists of the late 18th century.
Groomsmen were Samuel Zachary Dear, brother of the groom Everette Gregory Dyre, Benjamin Clayton Edwards, brother of the bride Benjamin West Hammond, Adam Newman Jeffreys, Andrew Coleman Jeffreys, John Tucker King David Patrick Shipp, Brett Antone Soldevila, Douglas Gregory Springer, and Clarke Stewart Strange, The groom's cousin, George Michael Baker III, served as the ring bearer.
The piece-de-resistance of the gallery and one of the national treasures is The Death of General Wolfe (1776) by Benjamin West, one of five originals from the artist's studio.
Sports and American Art From Benjamin West to Andy Warhol comes from an award-winning sports historian who examines the history of sports-themed American art from the 18th to the early 20th century.
The obverse of the Nile Medal presented to Thomas Atkinson (top), and detail from West''s painting showing Atkinson pointing to the signal flags (above) The Death of Nelson by Benjamin West, a painting that can be seen at Liverpool''s Walker Art Gallery.
Consortium founding members include Marriott International, Audit Logistics, Benjamin West, Delta Faucet Company, Innvision, InterfaceFlor, PE International Inc.
BOULDER Benjamin West, a US-based company offering furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF and E) purchasing services for the hospitality market, has announced the completion of purchasing services for the JW Marriott Desert Springs, in Palm Desert, California, US.
Wilson Associates is working closely with many contributing professionals, including project management company, Abnia Consulting Engineers; hospitality consultant, Equinox Hospitality Group, architecture firms, Dar Al Handasah and OGER International; purchasing agent, Benjamin West and construction development companies, Saudi Binladin and Saudi OGER.
That child was Benjamin West (1738-1820), who grew up, improbably, to become historical painter to George III and second president of the Royal Academy of Arts.