VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
The artist's family, and by descent to
Mrs P. Howard; Sotheby's, London, 22 March 1979, parts of lots 9 and 11, where purchased by the present owner.
(1) H. von Erffa and A. Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West, New Haven and London, 1986, no. 404, n. 3.
(1) Texas, San Antonio Museum of Art, Revealed Religion: Benjamin West's Commissions for Windsor Castle and Fonthill Abbey, 18 September - 13 November 1983, no. 36