Daily Archives: July 1, 2011

Sir Joseph Banks by Benjamin West

My Daily Art Display today features two celebrated men, one the American artist, Benjamin West and the other his English sitter, the naturalist and botanist Sir Joseph Banks. Benjamin West was born in Springfield Pennsylvania in 1738.  He came from … Continue reading

Posted in American artists, Art, Art Blog, Art display, Art History, Benjamin West, English artist, Joshua Reynolds, Portraiture | 2 Comments