A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.493, CLXX 4, as ‘Crichton Castle. Colour rough for drawing in Scott’s “Antiquities”.’.
John Gage, Colour in Turner: Poetry and Truth, London 1969, pp. reproduced pl.9, 111, 124.
Michael Spender and Malcolm Fry, Turner at the Bankside Gallery: Catalogue of an Exhibition of Drawings & Water-colours of British River Scenes from the British Museum, exhibition catalogue, Bankside Gallery, London 1980, p.107 under cat.48.
Andrew Wilton, Turner and the Sublime, exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto 1980, p. under cat.95 note 2.
Francesca Irwin, Andrew Wilton, Gerald Finley and others, Turner in Scotland, exhibition catalogue, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum 1982, p.44 under cat.44.
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Watercolour Explorations 1810–1842, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.36 cat.3.
Katrina Thomson, Turner and Sir Walter Scott: The Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland, exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh 1999, pp.25, 55 reproduced pl.8, 81 cat.15.
Ian Warrell (ed.), Franklin Kelly and others, J.M.W. Turner, exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Art, Washington 2007, pp.102–3 under cats.61 and 62.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, pp.425 under cat.1059, 426 under cat.1060.