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-1666314
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suspended until further o1"de1's.' I feel it it 
duty I owe to that communication, to lay before 
Your Maijesty, by the return of Mr. Wyatt to 
Weymouth, a statement of those pictures which 
I have painted to add to those for the chapel, 
mentioned in the account I had the honour to 
transmit to Your Majesty in 
1797, 
by 
the hands 
of 
M 1'. Gabriel 
Mathias. 
Since 
that 
period 
I 
have 
finished 
three 
pictures, 
began 
several 
others, 
and. composed the remainder of the sub- 
jects for the chapel, on the progress of Revealed 
Religion, from its commencement to its com- 
pletion ; and the whole arranged with that cili- 
cumspection, from the Four Dispensations, into 
live-and-tllirty compositions, that the most 
scrupulous amongst the various religious sects 
in this country, about admitting pictures into 
churches, 
as truths, 
must acknowledge them 
the 
Scriptures 
fabulous. 
Those are subjects so 
replete with dignity, character, and expression, 
as demanded the historian, the commentator, 
and 
the 
accomplislled 
painter, 
to 
bung 
them 
into 
view. 
Your 
Maj esty's 
gracious 
COIIl- 
placency and 
commands 
for 
my Pencil 
O11 
that 
extensive 
subject. 
Stimulated 
my 
humble 
abili-
        

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