Benjamin West Biography

Painter(1738–1820)
Benjamin West was an American born painter of historic and religious subjects, including King George III of England.

Synopsis

Benjamin West, born October 10, 1738 in Pennsylvania, a painter of historic and religious subjects, including King George III of England. One of his most famous works “The Death of General Wolfe” was notable for its realistic use of modern dress.

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