Benjamin West Net Worth

Benjamin West net worth and salary: Benjamin West is a Painter who has a net worth of $80 Million. Benjamin West was born in in October 10, 1738. Anglo-American painter who specialized in portraits and historical scenes, including "Angelica and Medora," "Cymon and Iphigenia," and a portrait of the revered General Monckton.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day October 10, 1738
Birth Place Pennsylvania
Age 281 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Libra

💰 Net worth: $80 Million (2021)

About

Anglo-American painter who specialized in portraits and historical scenes, including "Angelica and Medora," "Cymon and Iphigenia," and a portrait of the revered General Monckton.

Before Fame

He learned how to make paint by watching Native Americans mix riverbank clay with bear grease.

Trivia

He had a wealthy benefactor and was able to study abroad. He traveled to Italy, where he learned to paint in the style of Titian and Raphael, as well as in the neo-classical mode of Gavin Hamilton and Anton Rafael Mengs.

Family Life

He was the tenth child of an innkeeper. His father became the proprietor of the Square Tavern after the family relocated to Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. He and Elizabeth Shewell were wed at St. Martin-in-the-Fields in 1765.

Associated With

He painted Benjamin Franklin's portrait. Franklin, a close friend, also served as godfather to West's younger son.