Two Designs for an Ornament. Verso: Sketch of a sculpture of an eagle on a base.
Pen and black ink over black chalk, on paper; verso: graphite.
14 3/8 x 14 7/8 inches (365 x 379 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Robert H. Charles.
Estate of Benjamin West (1738-1820); by descent; Harry Margary, the great-grandson of Maria West (daughter of Raphael Lamar West, and granddaughter of Benjamin West); Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London; from whom purchased 60 drawings, 17 June 1964, and 197 drawings, 15 February 1965, by M. Knoedler and Co., Inc.; from whom purchased 257 drawings by the Morgan Library in 1970.