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Saint Paul landing on Malta (Acts. 27-28). Etching by F. Bartolozzi after B. West, 1791.

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Date
1 Jan.y 1791

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Lettering

To the Hon.ble the Commissioners and Governers of the Royal Hospital for Seamen, at Greenwich, this print, taken from the picture of St. Paul in the chapel of that hospital is by permission dedicated by theyr much obliged humble servant, Benj.n West. Painted by B. West historical painter to his Majesty. Engraved by F. Bartolozzi historical engraver to His Majesty.

Publication/Creation

London : B. West & J. Barney, 1 Jan.y 1791.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 68.7 x 41.3 cm

Publications note

Joe Zammit Ciantar, 'St Paul and the viper: a sketch, an altar painting, and an engraving', The Sunday times of Malta, 9 February 2020, pp. 52-53

Joe Zammit Ciantar, 'Depiction of St Paul's shipwreck and the viper's bite', The Malta independent, 17 February 2020, pp. 10-11

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34579i

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