A Suttee (?)
Pen and black ink, and wash, on paper; framing line in black ink.
sheet: 6 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches (158 x 118 mm); design area: 4 13/16 x 3 3/16 inches (122 x 80 mm)
Gift of Joseph F. McCrindle.
Signed at lower right, in margin below the design, in black ink, "J Buys f 1781". Inscribed at lower right corner of sheet, in graphite, "22 (encircled)".
Joseph F. McCrindle, New York.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 243.
The drawing is presumably a design for a book illustration.
McCrindle, Joseph F., former owner.