Benjamin West, P.R.A.* (1738-1820)
The Music Lesson
signed and dated 'B.West 1798'
oil on canvas
14.1/8 x 18.3/8in. (36 x 46.7cm.)
G. Cooper; Christie's, London, July 6, 1925, lot 100 (25gns. to Rothchild [sic.]).
with Victor Spark, New York, from whom purchased by the present owner on March 14, 1947.
H. von Erffa and A. Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West, 1986, p. 423, no. 456, illustrated.
Boston, Boston Symphony Hall, 1946.