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image of Colonel Guy Johnson and Karonghyontye (Captain David Hill) Benjamin West (painter)
American, 1738 - 1820
Colonel Guy Johnson and Karonghyontye (Captain David Hill), 1776
oil on canvas
overall: 202 x 138 cm (79 1/2 x 54 5/16 in.) framed: 222.6 x 160 x 9.5 cm (87 5/8 x 63 x 3 3/4 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1940.1.10
On View
From the Tour: American Portraits of the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 8 of 8

1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 213, no. 496, as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 249, repro. 10, as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1944Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 138, color repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 131, repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 50, repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1958Hamilton, Milton W. "Joseph Brant - The Most Painted Indian." New York History 39, no. 2 (April 1958): 122-123.
1959Evans, Grose. Benjamin West and the Taste of His Times. Carbondale, Illinois, 1959: 46, 119 n. 53, pl. 33.
1959Bouton, Margaret. American Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number One in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 16, color repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 218, repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:376, color repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1967Hamilton, Milton W. Sir William Johnson and the Indians of New York. Albany, 1967: 39, repro.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 120, repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1974Parry, Ellwood C., III. The Image of the Indian and the Black Man in American Art, 1590-1900. New York, 1974: 31, repro. 33, 34.
1977Dillenberger 1977, 23-24, pl. 13.
1978King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 69, pl. 40, as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 256, repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1980Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 9, 12, 40-41, no. 1, color repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1981Williams 1981, 40, color repro. 48, as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 370, no. 523, color repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1986Von Erffa and Staley 1986, 59 (color repro.), 523-525, no. 647.
1988Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: no. 1, color repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1991King, J. C. H. "Woodlands Artifacts From the studio of Benjamin West, 1738-1820." American Indian Art Magazine 17, no. 1 (Winter 1991): 34-47, repro. 34, figure 1 (color).
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 377, repro., as Colonel Guy Johnson.
1995Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 321-328, color repro. 323.
1998Cheney, Liana de Girolami. “Peace." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:706
1998Einhorn, Arthur and Thomas S. Abler. "Tattooed Bodies and Severed Auricles: Images of Native American Body Modification in the Art of Benjamin West." in American Indian Art Magazine. [Vol. 23, Number 4]. 1998: 43-47, repro. no. 5.
1998Reinhardt, Leslie. "British and Indian Identities in a Picture by Benjamin West." Eighteenth Century Studies 31, no. 3 (1998): 283-305.
1999Zuffi, Stefano and Francesca Castria, La peinture baroque. Translated from Italian by Silvia Bonucci and Claude Sophie Mazéas. Paris, 1999: 387, color repro.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 290, no. 235, color repro.
2005Muller, Kevin R. "Pelts and Power, Mohawks and Myth: Benjamin West's Portrait of Guy Johnson." Winterthur Portfolio 40, no. 1 (Spring 2005): 47-75, fig. 3.

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