Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage
022  Moses showing the Brazen Serpent

Moses showing the Brazen Serpent. 30 August 1793. Print. Line engraving, engraved by John Hall. Published by Thomas Macklin. 310 mm x 247 mm. Royal Academy of Arts collection.

021  Moses Showing the Brazen Serpent

Moses Showing the Brazen Serpent. Signed and dated 1787 21 x 13 ins (53 x 32cms). Black chalk drawing on sheet of buff paper. Current location unknown. It appears to be a preparatory study of a large scale oil painting subsequently engraved for the Macklin Bible. The location of the painting is unknown. Together with […]

020  Moses showing the Brazen Serpent to the infirm to be healed

Moses showing the Brazen Serpent to the infirm to be healed. c1790. Oil on canvas.148 x 115 ins. War Memorial Chapel. Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.A.

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Moses consecrating Aaron and his sons to the priesthood. c1795. Location of finished painting unknown. Oil sketch: 1795. Oil on canvas. 37.5 x 28.8 ins. Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.A. War Memorial Chapel.

018  Moses receiving the Laws on Mount Sinai

Moses receiving the Laws on Mount Sinai. 1784. Oil on canvas; 548.6 x 373.3 cm. Parliamentary Art Collection, Palace of Westminster, London. This nearly 18-foot-tall painting was a huge undertaking accomplished with help from Gilbert Stuart and John Trumbull — both of whom are in the composition — who were then studying with West in […]

017  Moses destroying Pharaoh and his host in the Red Sea

Moses destroying Pharaoh and his host in the Red Sea. c1792. Location of finished painting unknown. Sketch: oil on canvas. 96.8 x 76.2 cms (38 1/8 x 30 ins). The Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.

016  Moses and his brother Aaron before Pharaoh

Moses and his brother Aaron before Pharaoh, their Rods turned into Serpents. 1796. Oil on canvas 148 x 115 ins. Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.A. War Memorial Chapel.

015  Jacob blessing Ephraim and Manasseh the sons of Joseph

Jacob blessing Ephraim and Manasseh the sons of Joseph. 1766-68. Oil on canvas. 39 7/8 × 51 ins (101.3 × 129.5 cms); frame: 47 5/8 × 58 7/8 × 3 ins (121 × 149.5 × 7.6 cms). Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, U.S.A.

014  Jacob tending Laban's sheep

Jacob tending Laban’s sheep. Painting. Location unknown.

013  Jacob tending Laban's sheep.

Jacob tending Laban’s sheep. Lithograph after the original drawing of the same subject by Benjamin West in the Prints Division of the New York Public Library, which is signed and dated, “B. West 1783”. (The lithograph was possibly intended for inclusion in the album “Specimens of Polyautography of 1803”.) Morgan Museum and Library, New York.