Signed with monogram and dated at lower right in pencil, "AM 60".
Aus Unseren Mappen, 1981: Zeichnungen des 16. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1981, no. 34, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 360.
Probably made in connection with Menzel's unfinished painting of 1858, "Frederick the Great's Address to His Generals before the Battle of Leuthen".
Feilchenfeldt, Walter, former owner.
O'Connor, Roy, Mrs., donor.
Pingree, Sumner, Mrs., donor.