Raphael Lamar West

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Raphael Lamar West
1769-1850
Moonlit Landscape
Pen and black ink, black wash and white chalk, on dark blue paper.
11 1/2 x 12 3/8 inches (292 x 315 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Robert H. Charles.
1970.11:109
Provenance: 
Estate of the artist; by descent; Harry Margary, the great-grandson of Maria West (daughter of Raphael Lamar West, and granddaughter of Benjamin West); Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London; from whom purchased 60 drawings, 17 June 1964, and 197 drawings, 15 February 1965, by M. Knoedler and Co., Inc.; from whom purchased 257 drawings by the Morgan Library in 1970.
Bibliography: 

Kraemer, Ruth S. Drawings by Benjamin West and his son Raphael Lamar West. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 250.

Associated names: 

Margary, Harry, former owner.
Charles, Robert H., Mrs., donor.

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