Inscribed by the artist in graphite at upper left, "Weeping Rock / on the river Wye - Sepr. ["r" in superscript] 13. 1799 - ". [the 13 of the date has been superimposed in pen over the original 15].
Kraemer, Ruth S. Drawings by Benjamin West and his son Raphael Lamar West. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 184, repr.
Charles, Robert H., Mrs., donor.