Inscribed in pen and brown ink on verso, "Benjamin West, Esq./Newman Street/London".
Kraemer, Ruth S. Drawings by Benjamin West and his son Raphael Lamar West. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 100.
Watermarks: on one sheet, coat of arms with horn and monogram (Similar to Heawood 2767); on the other, J. Budgen 1814.
Perhaps an illustration of some verses of Milton's "Paradise Lost", Book IV.
Margary, Harry, former owner.
Charles, Robert H., Mrs., donor.