Sketch of Hands. Verso: Sketch of two hands
Black and white chalk, on oatmeal paper; verso: black chalk.
21 x 12 5/8 inches (530 x 322 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.
Kraemer, Ruth S. Drawings by Benjamin West and His Son, Raphael Lamar West. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 127, repr.
Charles, Robert H., Mrs., donor.