Tag: Benjamin West

The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West

The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West

Benjamin West’s The Death of General Wolfe is a near perfect History Painting. Not because it’s accurate. Rather it sets a prime example of West’s reinvented genre.

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis – Benjamin West

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis – Benjamin West

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis by Benjamin West tells an ancient story. The beloved goddess Venus fell hard for heartthrob hottie Adonis. But it was not meant to be.