Christ rejected : catalogue of the picture, representing the above subject; together with sketches and other Scriptural subjects; painted by Benjamin West, Esq. President of the Royal Academy, & historical painter to the King, now exhibiting under the special protection of H.R.H. The Prince Regent, at The Room, formerly the Royal Academy, No. 125, Pall-Mall, opposite Market-Lane.

Benjamin West PRA

RA Collection: Book

Record number




[1st edition]


London: Printed by C. H. Reynell, No. 21, Piccadilly, near the Haymarket, 1814

Physical Description

15, [1] p.; 228 mm.

General Note

The pamphlet catalogue describes the events portrayed in the painting and also includes the subjects of the 10 sketches exhibited with the painting. Further editions appeared in London in 1820 (see 23/568), in Leeds in 1833 and an American edition with completely revised text in Philadelphia in 1830 when the painting was exhibited there. The text has been attributed to Ange Denis Macquin [M’Quin].


Presented by Darlington Public Library, October 1976.


West, Benjamin 1738-1820 ; Catalogs