Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: Revealed Religion

100  The Destruction of the Beast and the False Prophet

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 […]

099  The Archangel Michael and the Dragon

The Archangel Michael Binding the Devil. 1777. Oil on canvas. 453.5 x 210.5 cms. Trinity College, University of Cambridge.

098  The Archangel Michael Binding the Devil

The Archangel Michael and the Dragon. 1797. Oil on canvas. 50 1/2 ins(128.3 cms) x 23 9/16 ins (59.8 cms). Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio. This canvas was a design for a stained glass window commissioned for Fonthill Abbey; it was never made as a window, however.

097  The woman clothed with the sun flees from the persecution of the dragon

The woman clothed with the sun flees from the persecution of the dragon. Oil with pen and ink on canvas. 15 ½ × 11 ¼ inches (395 × 286 mms). Private collection.

Revealed Religion : Benjamin West. 096 of 100 Bible images

096 The Women clothed in the Sun

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.

095  A Mighty Angel Stands upon the Land and upon the Sea

A Mighty Angel Stands upon the Land and upon the Sea. 1797. Oil on paper, mounted on panel. 21.5 x 31 ins; 54.61 x 78.74 cms. Location unknown.

094  The Beast Rises Out Of The Sea

The Beast Rises Out Of The Sea. 1797. Painting. Private collection.

093a  Detail of Death on a Pale Horse

Death on the Pale Horse (detail): The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. 1796. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 23 3/8 × 50 5/8 ins (59.4 × 128.6 cms). Framed: 36 1/2 × 63 1/8 × 3 1/8 ins (92.7 × 160.3 × 7.9 cms). Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit.

093  Death on the Pale Horse

Death on the Pale Horse. 1796. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 23 3/8 × 50 5/8 ins (59.4 × 128.6 cms). Framed: 36 1/2 × 63 1/8 × 3 1/8 ins (92.7 × 160.3 × 7.9 cms). Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit.

092  Death on the Pale Horse

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 […]