Kraemer, Ruth S. Drawings by Benjamin West and His Son, Raphael Lamar West. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 88, repr.
Preparatory sketch for the painting "The Bard." The subject was inspired by an ode of the same title written by Pindar in 1755-57.
Margary, Harry, former owner.
Charles, Robert H., Mrs., donor.