London, South Kensington
2 December 2008
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.)
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.
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