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Maker(s):West, Benjamin
Culture:American, worked in England (1738-1820)
Title:Chryses, The Priest of Apollo, on the Seashore, Invoking His God to Avenge the Injuries Done Him by Agamemnon
Date Made:1773
Type:Painting
Materials:Oil on canvas
Measurements:frame: 56 3/4 x 46 1/4 x 3 in.; 144.145 x 117.475 x 7.62 cm; stretcher: 49 1/4 x 39 in.; 125.095 x 99.06 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Signed lwr.1.on rock:"B.West 1773";
Accession Number:  MH 1982.15
Credit Line:Purchase with the Warbeke Art Museum Fund
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Description:
Robed man with staff standing by sea; hands clasped; gazing upward

Tags:
Christianity; praying

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