Catalogue of Sketches by Turner Lent by The Trustees of the National Gallery to the Ruskin Drawing School, Oxford, London 1878, nos.106 (1st edition), 22 (2nd edition), as ‘Naples from the Sea’.
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, no.22, p.562, as ‘Naples from the Sea’.
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.555, as ‘Naples, from the sea. Oxford 106–22’.
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Powell, ‘Turner on Classic Ground: His Visits to Central and Southern Italy and Related Paintings and Drawings’, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London 1984, pp.193 note 97, 193–4 note 101.
Cecilia Powell, Turner in the South: Rome, Naples, Florence, New Haven and London 1987, p. note 73,  note 77.