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Mr. Banks

2006.44.792 (RS9990)

Description

Framed engraving of a standing young man wrapped in a blanket with a basket, a chair, and oars on the left, two clubs and a book of drawings on the right. Pulled back curtain reveals a column on the right.

Details

Maker
Smith, J. R. (Engraver)
After West, Benjamin (Artist)
Date
1773-04-15
Inscriptions
"Painted by Benjamin West" (printed)
"Engrav'd by J,R, Smith" (printed)
"Mr. Banks" (printed)
"Publish'd 15, April 1773, by S Hooper No. 25 Ludgate Hill, and J,R, Smith No. 4 Exeter Court, Exeter Change, Strand" (printed)
"I left / blankwell / that was civilized and / the Fogg museum and I got back / fight" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Engraving
engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25 12/16 x 16 10/16 x 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.792
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221755
Related Items
Title Mr. Banks Relationship After painting by Benjamin West

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