A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.829, CCLXIII 194, as ‘Kirkstall, from the river (?)’, c.1820–30.
Bryan Robertson and Sir John Rothenstein, J.M.W. Turner R.A. 1775–1851: An Exhibition of Pictures from Public and Private Collections in Great Britain, exhibition catalogue, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 1953, p.25 no.156, as ‘Study for a “Rivers of England” Subject’, c.1820–30.
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.140 no.65, as ‘Kirkstall, from the river (?)’, c.1824, reproduced in colour p.141.
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Watercolour Explorations 1810–1842, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, pp.28, 63 no.46, as ‘Study for “Linlithgow Palace”’, c.1821, reproduced in colour, 101 Appendix I ‘Scotland’.
Katrina Thomson, Turner and Sir Walter Scott: The Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland, exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh 1999 p.31, 88 no.28, as ‘Colour Study for Linlithgow Palace’, c.1821, pl.15 (colour).