Benjamin WestMrs Worrell as Hebe c.1775-8

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Artist
Benjamin West (1738‑1820)
Title
Mrs Worrell as Hebe
Date c.1775-8
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 1270 x 1003 mm frame: 1485 x 1236 x 105 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Miss Harriet Worrell 1869
Reference
N00799
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Benjamin West 1738–1820

Mrs Worrell as Hebe
c.1776–8
Oil paint on canvas
1270 x 1003 mm
Bequeathed by Miss Harriet Worrell 1869
N00799

Ownership history
Commissioned by Jonathan Worrell (1734–1814), of Barbados, London and Juniper Hall, Surrey; his widow, the sitter, Catherine Worrell (1748–1835); by descent to her daughter, Miss Harriet Worrell (c.1771–1858) from whom bequeathed to the National Gallery, subject to the life interest of her siblings; received by the National Gallery in 1869 after the death of her last remaining sibling; transferred to the Tate Gallery in 1929.

References

1961
, reproduced.
1986
Helmut von Erffa and Allen Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West, New Haven and London 1986, no.721, reproduced… (read more)

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