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Benjamin West

Inscription

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

Provenance

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

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

Accession Number

53.2651

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

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