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List of famous Benjamin West History paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. Benjamin West is revered by art enthusiasts everywhere, having created some of the most historic History paintings of all time. These popular Benjamin West History paintings have sold for up to a few hundred thousand dollars, so if you want an original in your home then you better start saving. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see History paintings that Benjamin West created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Benjamin West History paintings by clicking the names of the pieces. This poll contains items like Pylades and Orestes Brought as Victims before Iphigenia and The Burghers of Calais This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Benjamin West History paintings?" and "What are examples of Benjamin West History paintings?"

Benjamin Franklin Drawing Elec... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous History Paintings by Benjamin West
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Artist: Benjamin West

Subject: Benjamin Franklin

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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King Lear in the Storm is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous History Paintings by Benjamin West
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Artist: Benjamin West

Subject: Leir of Britain

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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Omnia Vincit Amor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous History Paintings by Benjamin West
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Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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Pylades and Orestes Brought as... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous History Paintings by Benjamin West
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Artist: Benjamin West

Subject: Iphigenia, Orestes, Pylades

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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