Mr. Banks

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1773-04-15

GUSN

GUSN-221755

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
Engraving

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P369

Related Items

Title Mr. Banks Accession Number

Maker

Smith, J. R. (Engraver)
After West, Benjamin (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

25 12/16 x 16 10/16 x 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.792