Inscribed in black chalk on verso, "Feby ["y" superscript]-5th ["th" superscript]-1814".
Kraemer, Ruth S. Drawings by Benjamin West and His Son, Raphael Lamar West. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 104, repr.
This drawing can be related to a large, many figured composition of the Crucifixion, that West began late in his life.
Margary, Harry, former owner.
Charles, Robert H., Mrs., donor.