This work is painted in monochrome, with only a small stretch of sea and the lower part of the sky in colour.
Sketch for The Ascension by Benjamin West, 17381820
- 127 x 71 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £23 ( Total: £23)
- Acquired in:
In the top-centre the ascending figure of Christ, with arms outstretched, is placed against the clouds. Below, standing and kneeling, are thirteen male figures in attitudes of wonder and devotion.
Collection of L W Neeld