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-1666298
192 
For upwards of twenty years M1". West had 
received all his orders from the King in person : 
he painted were 
the prices of the pictures which 
adjusted with His Majesty; and the whole em- 
bellishmeht of Windsor Castle, in what related 
to 
the 
scriptural 
and 
historical 
pictures, 
was 
concerted 
between 
them, 
without 
the 
inter- 
ference 
of any third party. 
in the summer 
But: 
of 
1801, 
when 
the 
Court 
W35 
at 
Weymouth, 
Mr. Wyatt 
called 
OH 
Mr. West, 
and 
said, 
that 
he 
W35 
requested 
by 
authority 
to 
inform 
that 
the 
pictures 
painting 
for 
His 
Maj6S'ty,3 
chapel 
at 
Windsor 
should 
be 
suspended 
till 
further orders. 
M1". West 
W35 
much 
surprised 
at 
this 
C0111- 
munication : 
but: 
upon interrogating Mr. Wyatt 
as to his authority, he found that it was not from 
King 5 
the 
and 
he 
afterwards 
discovered 
that 
the 
orders 
WBTB 
given 
at 
Weymouth 
by 
the 
Queen, 
the 
late Earl 
of Roslyn 
being 
present. 
What was 
the 
state 
of His Majesty's 
health 
at 
now a matter of historical curiosity; 
that time is 
but 
this 
extraordinary 
proceeding 
deserves 
particular notice. 
It rendered the studies of the 
1711?
        

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