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John West, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, Charles W.
Subject:
West, John
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 106
A descendant of a branch of the West family distinguished in the wars of Edward 3d and among the first who embraced Quakerism. The greater part of his family having accompanied William Penn on his second visit to Pennsylvania, John West joined them in 1714; married and settled near Philadelphia, raised ten children, of whom the celebrated Benjamin West is the youngest. [P. 50.]
Historical Catalogue of the Paintings in the Philadelphia Museum consisting chiefly of Portraits of Revolutionary Patriots and other distinguished characters. 1813.
Topic:
Portrait male
Control number:
AECI 01740099
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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