A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.644, CCXI 28a, as ‘Reclining female figure, with red drapery. Water colour.’.
Jack Lindsay, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work: A Critical Biography, London 1966, pp.161, 244 note 18.
Ann Chumbley and Ian Warrell, Turner and the Human Figure: Studies of Contemporary Life, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1989, pp.13, 29 reproduced in black and white as ‘Reclining nude, draped with a red cloth’.
Ian Warrell, ‘Exploring the “Dark Side”: Ruskin and the Problem of Turner’s Erotica’, with ‘A Checklist of Erotic Sketches in the Turner Bequest’, British Art Journal, vol.4, no.1, Spring 2003, p.22.