Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663722
CHAP. 
VII. 
i. Anecdote of afamous Improvisatore. II. West the sulgjert of 
one of his finest efusions. III.- Anecdote of Cardinal Albani. 
West 
introduced 
i0 
Mengs. 
Satisfactory 
result 
of 
West's first essay in Rome. 
VI. Consequence of the continual 
excitement which the Artist's feelings endured. 
VII. He goes 
to Florence for advice. 
He accompanies Mr. Matthews 
in 
tour. 
Singular instance 
of liberality 
towards the 
Artist from several Gentlemen of Philadelphia. 
I. IT was not, 
and magniiicence 
however, the novelty, variety, 
of -the works of art and ami- 
quity in 
that kept Mr. West in 
Rome, 
a constant 
state 
of 
high 
excitement ; 
the vast 
difference 
in 
the mzinners of the people from those of the 
inhabitants of America, acted also as an inces- 
Sant stimulus on" his feelings and imagination: 
even that difference, great as it happened to 
be, was rendered particularly interesting to him 
by incidents arising out of his own peculiar 
silualzion. One night, soon after his arrival in
        

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