Artist Benjamin West, American, 1738-1820
  • The Triumph of Nelson after the Battle of the Nile
Date 1798
Medium pen and brown ink on paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 1/2 × 11 1/8 inches (19.1 × 28.3 cm)
Mount: 14 1/4 × 18 1/8 inches (36.2 × 46 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 48.205
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pen and brown ink, lower left: Benj. West
Marks Stamped, in black ink, on mount, lower left: Sir Robert Witt (Lugt suppl. 2228b)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, lower left: Made this Sketch on the 5th of Oct. 1798 | when at the Castle Inn Windsor
Inscribed, in blue pencil, on mount, upper center, verso: WCA 1065
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, lower center, verso: Produce of England
1948-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)