Wood engraving by Simon Brett (British b. 1943) in The Reader’s Digest Bible (illustrated edition) 1990
Saint Peter released from prison. 1812. Location unknown. This work is a preliminary study for a larger painting (now in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) that was commissioned by Sir George Beaumont as the altarpiece for the parish church at Coleorton, Leicestershire, the country seat of the Beaumont family.
The Nativity. 1792. Oil and paper on canvas. Height: 497.8 cms (16.3 ft); width: 256.5 cms (100.9 ins). National Trust, Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex. For the window for St. George’s Chapel, Windsor which was installed in 1796. From 1779 to 1801 West was engaged in George III’s many alterations to Windsor Castle, and became […]
The angels announcing the birth of Jesus. 1790. Painting; pen, brush and brown ink with oil on paper. Height: 34.61 cm (13.63 in.), Width: 23.5 cm (9.25 in.) A cartoon for a painted-glass window St. George’s Chapel, Windsor which was installed in 1796. From 1779 to 1801 West was engaged in George III’s many alterations […]