lower center in graphite: 4/3; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: Prince of Wales
John Singleton Copley, Jr., Lord Lyndhurst; the valet of Lord Lyndhurst; (Vose Galleries, Boston); purchased by the University of Virginia, Museum of Fine Arts; purchased by William B. O'Neal, Charlottesville, VA, 1954-1994; gift to NGA, 1995.
- Drawings from the Collection of William B. O'Neal, University of Virgina Museum of Fine Arts, Charlottesville, March 5-25, 1961, no. 11.
- Master Drawings from the O'Neal Collection, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond and tour, 1971-1972.
- Drawings from the Collection of William B. O'Neal, University of Virgina Museum of Fine Arts, Charlottesville, 1961, 11
- Prown, Jules David. John Singleton Copley, vol. 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1966, pp. xx, 379, fig. 666 (as "Study for George IV (as Prince of Wales)").
- Frankenstein, Alfred. The World of Copley, 1738-1815. New York, 1970: 158, 186.
- NGA O'Neal 1993, checklist 89