American Painter Benjamin West

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American Painter Benjamin West

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Springfield, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: March 11, 1820 (81)
London, England
Place of Burial: London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John West the Tavern Owner and Sarah West
Husband of Elizabeth West
Father of Raphael Lamar West and Benjamin Franklin West
Brother of John West; Elizabeth Hough; Sarah Howell; Joseph West, Sr.; Hugh West and 8 others
Half brother of Thomas West and Ann Fennemore

Occupation: Celebrated painter: "The death of wolfe", "Battle of La Hogue", "Christ Healing the sick", "Death of the pale horse", "Alexander the Great and his Physicians", "Penn's Treaty with the Indians". Original home is a historical landmark at Swarthmore College
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About American Painter Benjamin West

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American Painter: Benjamin West is known for his paintings of historical scenes set in and around the time of the American Revolution. His most famous painting "The Death of General Wolfe" is more than 5 feet tall and more than 7 feet long! West was also commissioned by King George III to paint royal portraits.

Famous Colonial American Painter. 13 works in National Art Gallery, Washington, DC.


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American Painter Benjamin West's Timeline

1738
October 10, 1738
Springfield, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
1769
1769
Age 30
London, England
1772
1772
Age 33
1820
March 11, 1820
Age 81
London, England
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London, Greater London, United Kingdom