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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 399

    Benjamin West, P.R.A. (Pennsylvania 1738-1820 London)

    The Meeting of Jacob and Rachel at the Well

    Price Realised  

    Benjamin West, P.R.A. (Pennsylvania 1738-1820 London)
    The Meeting of Jacob and Rachel at the Well
    signed and dated 'B. West. 1783'
    pen and brown ink, with brown and blue washes
    15½ x 21¾ in. (394 x 553 mm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist's family, and by descent to
    Mrs P. Howard; Sotheby's, London, 1979, lot 16, as 'Rebecca at the Well', ill.
    with Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is being sold with no reserve.