Signed at lower left in pen and black ink, "David Roberts R.A. 1838".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 289.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
Study for the lithograph executed by Louis Haghe, "General View of Karnak Looking Towards Babǹ-el-Molook", no. 32 in Roberts' and William Brockedon's "Egypt and Nubia", London, II, 1849.
Ingram, Bruce, Sir, former owner.
Spector, Stephen, 1946- former owner.