A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.531, as ‘ “Villa of Cicero”; also a landscape, with the following note:- “Christ by Guercino beautifully color’d (?). A Hare by Albert Durer. The moses breaking the tables ... Annunciation. The Angel very elegant, the wing Rd. B. Yellow, the glory yellow Bed grey the V. blue and red, the other M. Angelo (Silence) the best as to color, both exquisitely finished. A Head of a female Sculpture,” &.c’.
John Gage, Colour in Turner: Poetry and Truth, London 1969, p.238 note 35.
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Powell, ‘Turner on Classic Ground: His Visits to Central and Southern Italy and Related Paintings and Drawings’, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London 1984, pp.151 note 1, 153 note 9, 411, 477 note 11, as ‘These notes refer to the paintings in Palazzo Corsini, in particular The Annunciation and The Holy Family by Marcello Venusti, then attributed to Michelangelo (cp. Route, 13)’.
Cecilia Powell, Turner in the South: Rome, Naples, Florence, New Haven and London 1987, pp.51 note 9, 65 notes 1 and 5.
Cecilia Powell, Turner in Germany, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1995, p.11.