Charles Holme, Robert de la Sizeranne, Walter Shaw Sparrow and others, The Genius of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London, Paris and New York 1903, reproduced p.33, pl.56, as ‘The Colosseum, Rome’.
E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn (eds.), Library Edition: The Works of John Ruskin: Volume XIII: Turner: The Harbours of England; Catalogues and Notes, London 1904, no.275, pp.378, 622, as ‘Rome: The Colosseum, with Flock of Goats’.
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.562, as ‘The Colosseum, with flock of goats. 275, N.G.’.
Alex[ander] J. Finberg, Turner’s Water-Colours at Farnley Hall, London 1912, p.XIV.
D[ugald] S[utherland] MacColl, National Gallery, Millbank: Catalogue: Turner Collection, London 1920, p.87.
Kenneth Clark, Michel Florisoone, Geoffrey Grigson and others, The Romantic Movement: Fifth Exhibition to Celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of the Council of Europe, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery and Arts Council Gallery, London 1959, pp.364–5 under no.444.
Luke Herrmann, Turner: Watercolours Lent by the British Museum, exhibition catalogue, Musée Provisoire d’Art Moderne, Brussels 1970, no.19, pp.7, 17, as ‘Le Colisée avec desc Chèvres’.
Andrew Wilton, Turner in the British Museum: Drawings and Watercolours, exhibition catalogue, British Museum, London 1975, no.65 pp.53, 57 under no.74, as ‘The Colosseum’.
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.383 under no.723.
Andrew Wilton, Turner Abroad: France; Italy; Germany; Switzerland, London 1982, reproduced p.44 no.38, as ‘Rome: The Colosseum’.
Cecilia Powell, ‘Turner on Classic Ground: His Visits to Central and Southern Italy and Related Paintings and Drawings’, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London 1984, p.227, reproduced pl.150, as ‘The Colosseum’.
Cecilia Powell, Turner in the South: Rome, Naples, Florence, New Haven and London 1987, pp.107, 109, reproduced p. pl.119, as ‘The Colosseum’.
Diane Perkins, The Third Decade: Turner Watercolours 1810–1820, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1990, p.39 no.40, no.42 reproduced, as ‘Rome: The Colosseum’.
Kim Sloan, J.M.W. Turner. Watercolours from the R.W. Lloyd Bequest in the British Museum, London 1998, p.82 under no.23 note 2.
Nicola Moorby, ‘Un tesoro italiano: i taccuini di Turner’, in James Hamilton, Nicola Moorby, Christopher Baker and others, Turner e l’Italia, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara 2008, pp.102, 105 note 28.
Nicola Moorby, ‘An Italian Treasury: Turner’s sketchbooks’, in James Hamilton, Nicola Moorby, Christopher Baker and others, Turner & Italy, exhibition catalogue, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 2009, pp.115, 155 note 29.