A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.831, CCLXIII 217, as ‘A wreck’, c.1820–30.
Guy Weelan, J.M.W. Turner, trans. I. Mark Paris, New York 1982, pl.178 (colour), as ‘Shipwreck at Sea’.
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Watercolour Explorations 1810–1842, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, pp.30, 99 Appendix I ‘Literary and Book Illustrations’, 100 Appendix I ‘Oil Paintings?’, 101 Appendix I ‘Sea Sketches and Studies’, 102 Appendix I ‘Shipping’.
Ian Warrell in Warrell, José Jiménez, Nicola Moorby et al., Turner y el mar: Acuarelas de la Tate, exhibition catalogue, Fundación Juan March, Madrid 2002, p.64, reproduced in colour p.73, p.133 no.29, as ‘Mástiles de un barco naufragado’, c.1825.
Ian Warrell in Warrell, Nicola Moorby, Sarah Taft et al., O mar e a luz: Aguarelas de Turner na colecção da Tate, exhibition catalogue, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon 2003, p.70, reproduced in colour p.75, pp.147, 152 no.30, as ‘Masts of a Sinking Ship’, c.1825.