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Benjamin West on Sale Now at Auction
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Description: Silhouette portrait and signature of Benjamin West (1738-1820) London, England, circa 1802 Hollow-cut profile above card, inscribed, "Mr. West Newman Street. 14," further inscribed in graphite on verso, "Rembrandt Peale writes to John Durand from Boston Aug. 28, 1857: The profile was the 1st made in London in my presence in Mr. West''s Gallery...The year must have been 1802...," framed. 4 3/54 in. x 3 3/4 in. (sight)
Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.View additional info and full condition report
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: Benjamin West Clinedinst (American, 1859-1931), "Drafting the Declaration...", 1898, ink wash and body color on paper, signed and dated, lower left, 21"h x 13.5"w (sight), 33.5"h x 25.55"w (framed)
Condition Report: Good, not examined out of frameView additional info