079  The Ascension

The Ascension. 1801. Oil on canvas. 49 1/2 ins (125.7300 cms) x 34 ins (86.3600 cms). Berger Collection Educational Trust; gifted to the Denver Art Museum, 2018. The picture was never installed in the Royal Chapel, and West returned to the subject two decades later, producing this picture. As was his practice, he created it […]