A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.96, XL 60a (as ‘Historical design.’ c.1798).
Jerrold Ziff, ‘Proposed Studies for a Lost Turner Painting’, Burlington Magazine, vol.106, no.736, July 1964, p.330, pl.28 (as ‘Proposed study for “The Army of the Medes”. c.1800).
Gerald Wilkinson, Turner’s Early Sketchbooks: Drawings in England, Wales and Scotland from 1789 to 1802, London 1972, reproduced in colour, p.71 (as ‘Design for The Army of the Medes destroyed by a whirlwind (?)’).
Lynn R. Matteson, ‘The Poetics and Politics of Alpine Passage: Turner’s “Snowstorm: Hannibal and his army crossing the Alps”’, Art Bulletin, vol.62, no.3, September 1980, p.397 fig.16.
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.14 under no.15.