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-1664489
11 
CHAP. 
Some Notice Q)" Archbishop Drummond. -Mr. West paints a 
Picture jbr His Gracc.- His Grace's Plan to procure 
Engagements for Mr. W est as an Historical Paz'nter._Pro- 
jectjbr ornamenting St. Paul's Cathedral with Pictures.- 
Anecdote qfDr. T errich, Bishop qfLorwl0n.- The Altar- 
piece of St. Stephen's, Walbrooh.  State of public Taste 
with respect to the Arts.  Anecdotes of Hogarth and 
Garrick. 
IN 
Mr. West found one 
Drummond 
Archbishop 
of 
the 
most 
active and. eiiicient patrons that;-he? 
had 
Yet 
met With. 
This 
eminent 
"prelate was 
enjoyed the pleasure of his 
by all whb 
esteemed, 
acquaintance, for a peculiar dignity of mind, and 
a liberality of sentiment that reflected lustre on 
his exalted rank. 
He had in his yduth travelled 
on the Continent, and possessing an innate 
sensibility to the moral influence of the Hne 
arts, 
had improved 
his 
natural 
taste 
by a care- 
ful inspection of every celebrated Work to which 
he 
could 
obtain 
access. 
I-dle 
lamented phat in
        

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