A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.504, as ‘Figures resting near a diligence’.
Maurice Guillaud, Nicholas Alfrey, Andrew Wilton and others, Turner en France: aquarelles, peintures, dessins, gravures, carnets de croquis / Turner in France: Watercolours, Paintings, Drawings, Engravings, Sketchbooks, exhibition catalogue, Centre Culturel du Marais, Paris 1981, p.111, reproduced fig.188, as ‘Figures resting near a diligence’.
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Powell, ‘Turner on Classic Ground: His Visits to Central and Southern Italy and Related Paintings and Drawings’, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London 1984, p.74 note 22.
Cecilia Powell, Turner in the South: Rome, Naples, Florence, New Haven and London 1987, p.21, reproduced pl.16, as ‘Travellers waiting by a diligence’.