- Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
- Title: Study of a chair and drapery for 'Mrs Peter Beckford'
- Artist: Benjamin West, P.R.A.
- Origins: Springfield
- Format (cm): 30.8 x 21.6 cm.
- Format (in): 12 x 8½ in.
- Last Sale price: 2 125,00
- Last Sale date:
Benjamin West, P.R.A. (Springfield, Pennsylvania 1738-1820 London) Study of a chair and drapery for ‘Mrs Peter Beckford’ black and white chalk on blue paper 12 x 8½ in. (30.8 x 21.6 cm.)
PROPERTY OF THE COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, OHIO, SOLD TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITION FUND
The portrait of Mrs Peter Beckford , 1797, one of four half-lengths painted by West for William Beckford (see H. von Erffa and A. Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West , New Haven and London, 1985, pp. 492-3, no. 593). Other drawings related to the portrait are at Swarthmore and the Morgan Library.