Martin F. Krause, Turner in Indianapolis: The Pantzer Collection of Drawings and Watercolors by J.M.W. Turner and his Contemporaries at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis 1997, p.267 (transcribed from Hannah Cooper, ‘The Cooper Notebooks’, circa 1853–8, Indianapolis Museum of Art, vol.II, p.6 no.5, as ‘Moonlight at Sea. The Needles’).
W[illiam] G[eorge] Rawlinson, Turner’s Liber Studiorum, A Description and a Catalogue, London 1878, p.163 under no.85, ‘Moonlight at Sea, off the Isle of Wight. (Sometimes called “Moonlight off the Needles.”)’.
E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn eds., Library Edition: The Works of John Ruskin: Volume XIII: Turner: The Harbours of England; Catalogues and Notes, London 1904, p.645 no.874, as ‘Moonlight at Sea: The Needles, Isle of Wight’.
W[illiam] G[eorge] Rawlinson, Turner’s Liber Studiorum, A Description and a Catalogue. Second Edition, Revised Throughout, London 1906, p.189 under no.85, ‘Moonlight at Sea. The Needles’.
Edward F. Strange, The Etched and Engraved Work of Frank Short, A.R.A., R.E., London 1908, p.56.
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.323, CXVIII V, as ‘Moonlight at Sea. The Needles’.
Liber Studiorum: J.M.W. Turner: Miniature Edition Containing Reproductions (I.) from First Published State of the Seventy-One Published Plates, and (II.) of the Original Drawings for, or Engraver’s Proofs of, All the Unpublished Plates as the Artist Left Them, London and Glasgow 1911, reproduced p.104 no.85.
Untitled typescript list of works relating to 1921 and 1922 Liber Studiorum exhibitions, [circa 1921], Tate exhibition files, Tate Archive TG 92/9/2, p.5.
Alexander J. Finberg, The History of Turner’s Liber Studiorum with a New Catalogue Raisonné, London 1924, reproduced p., p.341 under no.85.
Martin Hardie, The Liber Studiorum Mezzotints of Sir Frank Short, R.A., P.R.E. after J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Catalogue & Introduction, London 1938, p.65, reproduced p. pl.XII (above).
Martin Butlin, Andrew Wilton and John Gage, Turner 1775–1851, exhibition catalogue, Royal Academy, London 1974, p.38.
Gerald Wilkinson, The Sketches of Turner, R.A. 1802–20: Genius of the Romantic, London 1974, p.111, as ‘Moonlight at Sea’, reproduced p.118.
Gerald Wilkinson, Turner Sketches 1789–1820, London 1977, reproduced p.124.
Evelyn Joll and Martin Butlin, L’opera completa di Turner 1793–1829, Classici dell’arte, Milan 1982, p.69.
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.1.
Andrew Wilton, Turner Watercolours in the Clore Gallery, London 1987, p.68, reproduced p. pl.27 (colour).
Gillian Forrester, Turner’s ‘Drawing Book’: The Liber Studiorum, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1996, p.24 note 82, pp.150–1 no.85i, as ‘CXVIII b ... D08182’, reproduced p.151, p.163.