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Famous History Paintings by Benjamin West

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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?"
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    Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky

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    Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky (c. 1816) is a painting by American artist Benjamin West....
    • Artist: Benjamin West
    • Subject: Benjamin Franklin
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    King Lear in the Storm (1788) is a painting by American artist Benjamin West....  more
    • Artist: Benjamin West
    • Subject: Leir of Britain
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Omnia Vincit Amor (1809) is a painting by American artist Benjamin West....  more
    • Artist: Benjamin West
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Pylades and Orestes Brought as Victims before Iphigenia (1766) is a painting by Benjamin West....  more
    • Artist: Benjamin West
    • Subject: Iphigenia, Orestes, Pylades
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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