One of the preliminary studies for "The Iliad" of Homer, three subjects; Ulysses and Diomedes returning with the horses of Rhesus and the spoils of Dolon and greeted by Nestor (Plate 15, "Iliad", X, 540), Iris leading the Winds to the tomb of Patroclus ("Iliad", XXIII, 212), and Achilles seeking to embrace the ghost of Patroclus ("Iliad", XXIII, 99). 1793 Pen and grey ink, over graphite
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