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Tobias curing his father's blindness. Mezzotint by J. Young after B. West, 1792.

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Date
Octr. 1st. 1792

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Lettering

Tobit restored to sight. Painted by B. West, Esq. Historical Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by J. Young, Engraver in Mezzotinto to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

Publication/Creation

London (95 Strand) : Published by Tristram B. Freeman & Co., Octr. 1st. 1792.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint

Publications note

H von Erffa and Allen Staley, The paintings of Benjamin West, New Haven 1986, p. 320, no. 291

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47879i

Reproduction note

Apparently after the painting catalogued by Von Erffa and Staley, op. cit., though there are some differences and the present mezzotint is not mentioned by them

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