A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.565, as ‘Campo Vaccino. Sepia and white on grey. Second Loan Collection, No.110a (35).’.
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Powell, ‘Turner on Classic Ground: His Visits to Central and Southern Italy and Related Paintings and Drawings’, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London 1984, p.119, reproduced pl.63, as ‘The north end of the Forum’.
Cecilia Powell, Turner in the South: Rome, Naples, Florence, New Haven and London 1987, pp.44, 197, reproduced p.46 pl.53, as ‘The north end of the Forum’.
Ian Warrell, ‘R.N. Wornum and the First Three Loan Collections: A History of the Early Display of the Turner Bequest Outside London’, Turner Studies, vol.11, no.1, Summer 1991, p.45, no.110a (35).