The Angel of the Resurrection, from Specimens of Polyautography

Benjamin West, American, 1738 - 1820



Pen-and-tuche lithograph on wove paper, on support sheet with brown aquatint border

Impression: 12 7/8 × 9 in. (32.7 × 22.9 cm)

Sheet: 16 3/4 × 12 7/8 in. (42.5 × 32.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, on stone, lower right: B. West. 1801; inscribed, on stone, lower center: He is not here: for he is risen etc.

Course History

ARTH 17.2, FILM 50, When Media Were New, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

Learning About Prints, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-December 11, 1988.

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October, 1972.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 151, no. 122.


Holleyman & Treacher, Ltd., Sussex, England; sold to present collection, 1958.

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