Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: Tate Gallery

089  St Paul Shaking off the Viper

St Paul Shaking off the Viper. 1786. Sketch. Oil on canvas. Support: 1295 × 724 mms, frame: 1588 × 1030 × 108 mms. Tate Gallery, London. West was commissioned to paint an altarpiece for the new chapel of Greenwich Hospital (now the Royal Naval Hospital). Originally, this was a sketch for the much larger painting, […]

061  The Last Supper

The Last Supper. 1784. Oil on canvas. 1830 × 2757 mms. Painted for the King’s Chapel at Windsor; presented by King George IV in 1828 to the Tate Gallery, London.