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Benjamin West
1738–1820

Daniel in the lion’s den

Full screen

Medium
Chalk and ink on paper
Size
8 ¾ × 7 ¼ inches · 223 × 186 mm
Notes
Signed and dated: ‘B. West 98’
Subject engraved by R. Hunt, published 1799 as: ‘Daniel in the Lion’s Den.’ 
Collections
  • Iolo Williams until 1962; 
  • Private collection, USA to 2015. 
Literature
  • Helmut von Erffa and Allen Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West, New Haven and London, under cat. no.289, p.320. 

Private collection, USA