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-1664317
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 Anecdotes qf the King and Queen.- The King errzploys 
.Mr. West to paint the Departure Qf Regulus. -Mr. West's 
Celebrity as a Skai6r-- An66d0i8 Qf Lord Howe.  His 
Fame as a Skater qf great Service in his prqfkssional 
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CHAP. 
The King's personal Friendship for Mr. Wesi._Circum- 
stances which led to the Establishment of the Royal 
Academy. - First Exhibition of the Worlvs of British 
Artists.-- The Departure of Regulus jnished, and taken 
to Buckingham House.  Anecdote of Kirby.  The 
Formation of the Royal Academy. -Anecdote of Reynolds. 
 The Academy  32 
CHAP. 
The Opening of the Royal Academ_y.- The Death ofGencral 
_W0_lfe.  Anecdote of Sir Joshua Re_ynolds.- New Pic- 
tures ordered by the King.  Origin of the Series of 
Historical Pictures painted jbr Windsor Castle. _ Design 
for a grand Chapel in Windsor Castle, to illustrate the 
History of revealed Religion.  His Majesty's Scruples on 
the Subject.  His confidential Consultation with several 
eminent Divines.  The Design  
Cl-IAP. 
Singular Anecdote respecting the Author qf tlze Letters qf 
Junius. - Of Laclzlan M'Lean.- Anecdote qf the Dulce 
gf Grqft0n.-- Of the Marquis Qf Lansd0wne.- Qf Sir 
Philip Francis; lCritique on the Trangiguratiorz qf 
Raphael by Sir Philip Francis, and Objectiovz; to his 
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