Wood engraving by Simon Brett (British b. 1943) in The Reader’s Digest Bible (illustrated edition) 1990
100 The Destruction of the Beast and the False Prophet, 1804. Oil on panel. 39 x 56 1/2 ins (99.06 x 143.51 cms). Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota. West exhibited this picture, also known as The Messiah on a White Horse, at the Royal Academy in 1804, and later claimed that the subject was conceived […]
The Women clothed in the Sun. Oil on paper laid down on wood panel. c1797. 149 x 69 cms (58 11/16 x 27 3/16 ins); frame: 168.5 × 87.2 cms (66 5/16 × 34 5/16 ins). Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey. Probably a design for a stained-glass window at Fonthill Abbey.
Death on the Pale Horse. 1817. Oil on canvas. 176 x 301 ins (447.0 x 764.5 cms). Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. This version is thought to be the artist’s final major work. West based it on the Book of Revelation 6:8, in which the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse—Death, War, Famine, and Pestilence—ravage […]