A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.678, as ‘Sketches of shipping, buildings, and group of figures, – “Fisherwomen Looking for Bait”’.
Kenneth Clark, Michael Kitson, John Gage and others, La Peinture romantique anglaise et les Préraphaélites, exhibition catalogue, Petit Palais, Paris 1972, p.185 no. 264 [cited incorrectly as ‘CCXV’].
Martin Butlin, Andrew Wilton and John Gage, Turner 1775–1851, exhibition catalogue, Royal Academy, London 1974, p.141 no.508.
Luke Herrmann, Turner: Paintings, Watercolours, Prints & Drawings, London 1975, no.110.
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.141 no.231.
Ann Chumbley and Ian Warrell, Turner and the Human Figure: Studies of Contemporary Life, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1989, p.43 no.36.
Cecilia Powell, Turner’s Rivers of Europe: The Rhine, Meuse and Mosel, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1991, p.39 note 6 [p.60].
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Seine, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1999, p.32 note 100 [p.254].