A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.244, XCIV 4a, as ‘Study for “Abingdon”’.
Gerald Wilkinson, The Sketches of Turner, R.A. 1802–20: Genius of the Romantic, London 1974, pp.73, 74 reproduced in colour.
Gerald Wilkinson, Turner Sketches 1789–1820, London 1977, pp.11, 109 reproduced (as folio 40 verso).
Evelyn Joll and Martin Butlin, L’opera completa di Turner 1793–1829, Milan 1982, p.97.
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.77.
David Hill, Turner on the Thames: River Journeys in the Year 1805, New Haven and London 1993, pp.138, 166, as ‘Abingdon, Oxfordshire’.
Kasper Monrad, David Blayney Brown, Anne Lyles and others, Turner and Romantic Nature, exhibition catalogue, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen 2004, p.29 reproduced in colour fig.1.