A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.253, XCVIII 3a, as ‘Study for picture of “Chryses”’.
Gerald Wilkinson, The Sketches of Turner, R.A. 1802–20: Genius of the Romantic, London 1974, p.83 reproduced in colour.
Gerald Wilkinson, Turner Sketches 1789–1820, London 1977, p.121 reproduced in colour.
Kathleen Nicholson, Turner’s Classical Landscapes: Myth and Meaning, Princeton 1990, pp.268, 272.
Andrew Wilton and Rosalind Mallord Turner, Painting and Poetry: Turner’s ‘Verse Book’ and his Work of 1804–1812, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1990, p.125.
David Hill, Turner on the Thames: River Journeys in the Year 1805, New Haven and London 1993, pp.64, 167, as ‘A robed figure on a Mediterranean shore, with the setting or rising sun seen in various positions’.
Robert Yardley, ‘Chryses’, in Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann eds., The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner, Oxford 2001, p.43.