Benjamin West

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Benjamin West
Alexander III, King of Scotland, Rescued from the Fury of a Stag by Colin Fitzgerald. Verso: Tracing of the drawing on the recto
Graphite on two sheets of paper pasted together; verso: black ink.
19 7/8 x 26 1/2 inches (502 x 675 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Robert H. Charles.
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Estate of the artist; 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.
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Margary, Harry, former owner.
Charles, Robert H., Mrs., donor.


Kraemer, Ruth S. Drawings by Benjamin West and His Son, Raphael Lamar West. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 204, repr.

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