A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.1214, as ‘Rocky coast, with ruined castle’.
Ian Warrell, J.M.W. Turner 1775–1851: Impressions de Gran Bretanya i el Continent Europeu / Impresiones de Gran Bretaña y el Continente Europeo, exhibition catalogue, Centre Cultural de la Fundació ”la Caixa”, Barcelona 1993, pp.278 and 304 no.65, reproduced in colour, as ‘Bamborough Castle, Northumberland, preparatory study. c.1833–5’.
Ian Warrell, J.M.W. Turner 1775–1851: Aquarelles et Dessins du Legs Turner: Collection de la Tate Gallery, Londres / Watercolours and Drawings from the Turner Bequest: Collection from the Tate Gallery, London, exhibition catalogue, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Charleroi 1994, p.200 no.65, reproduced in colour.
David Hill, Turner in the North: A Tour through Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Durham, Northumberland, the Scottish Borders, the Lake District, Lancashire and Lincolnshire in the Year 1797, New Haven and London 1996, pp.78, 188, 191 (as ‘CCXLV 30’), pl.114 (colour, as ‘Colour-beginning, Bamburgh Castle from the north. c.1837’).
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Watercolour Explorations 1810–1842, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.93 Appendix I under ‘Bamburgh Castle’ as c.1830.
David Blayney Brown, Turner Watercolours, exhibition catalogue, Tate Britain, London 2007, p.105, reproduced in colour, as ‘Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland: Preparatory Study’. c.1837’.
J.R. Piggott, ‘Salerooms Report’, Turner Society News, no.110, December 2008, p.17.