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Samuel More. Engraving by W. Sharp, 1798, after Benjamin West.

  • West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Date
Nov. 30, 1798
Reference
644593i
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Description

Stands next to presidential chair of the Society of Arts, holding in one hand a list of premiums (prizes) offered by the Society in 1796 and in the other one of the premiums (a medal). A medal awarded to More himself as a premium is worn in his lapel

Publication/Creation

[London?] : Published as the Act directs by S. More, Nov. 30, 1798.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; sheet (trimmed to platemark?) 53 x 40 cm

Lettering

Samuel More. Secretary of the Society instituted at London for the encouragement of arts, manufactures and commerce. B. West P.R.A. pinx.t. W. Sharp sculp.t.

References note

Helmut von Erffa and Allen Staley, The paintings of Benjamin West, New Haven, 1986, no. 666, p. 535

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 644593i

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