Benjamin West's St. Paul shaking the viper from his hand after the shipwreck: altarpiece of 1789 and designs for other decorative works in the chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul, The Royal Naval College, London

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This thesis analyzes Benjamin West's altarpiece St. Paul Shaking the Viper from His Hand After the Shipwreck and his designs for thirty-three related artworks in the Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, England, as a synthesis of the major influences in his life and as an example of both traditional and innovative themes in his artistic style of the late eighteenth century.

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Hanna, Margaret A. (Margaret Ann) December 1995.

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Hanna, Margaret A. (Margaret Ann). Benjamin West's St. Paul shaking the viper from his hand after the shipwreck: altarpiece of 1789 and designs for other decorative works in the chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul, The Royal Naval College, London, dissertation, December 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332489/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .