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Alexander's Confidence with his Physician Philip

A work made of brush and brown and black wash, with tan gouache, heightened with white gouache, with incising, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory laid card.
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  • A work made of brush and brown and black wash, with tan gouache, heightened with white gouache, with incising, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory laid card.

Date:

c. 1770

Artist:

Benjamin West
American, 1738-1820

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Benjamin West

Title

Alexander's Confidence with his Physician Philip

Origin

United States

Date

1769–1771

Medium

Brush and brown and black wash, with tan gouache, heightened with white gouache, with incising, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory laid card

Inscriptions

Possibly signed recto, lower right, in pen and brown ink: "B. West"; inscribed verso, lower left on mount, in graphite: "Benj. West."; lower right, in pen and brown ink: "Doct. Partridge/ with Mrs. Margary‘s" [?]; lower right, in graphite: "KE"

Dimensions

218 × 300 mm (primary support); 301 × 369 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2013.1045

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