A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.1206, CCCLXIV 370, as ‘Rome burning’, after c.1830.
Lawrence Gowing, Turner: Imagination and Reality, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, New York 1966, reproduced p.31, p.62 no.72, as ‘Rome Burning’, c.1834.
Lindsay Stainton in Stainton and Richard S. Schneiderman, J.M.W. Turner Watercolors from the British Museum, exhibition catalogue, Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens 1982, p.76 no.75, as ‘Rome Burning, c.1840, reproduced.
Katherine Solender, Dreadful Fire! Burning of the Houses of Parliament, exhibition catalogue, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio 1984, pp.52–3, fig.44, as ‘Rome Burning’, c.1834.
Ian Warrell, ‘R.N. Wornum and the First Three Loan Collections: A History of the Early Display of the Turner Bequest outside London’, Turner Studies, vol.11, no.1, Summer 1991, p.45 no.104, as ‘City on Fire (Colour on Brown)’.
Michael Liversidge and Catherine Edwards, Imagining Rome: British Artists and Rome in the Nineteenth Century, exhibition catalogue, City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol 1996, fig.17.
David Blayney Brown in Brown, Klaus Albrecht Schröder, Evelyn Benesch and others, Joseph Mallord William Turner, exhibition catalogue, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna 1997, p.281 no.85, as ‘The Burning of Rome’, c.1834–5, reproduced in colour.
David B[layney] Brown in Brown, Yasuhide Shimbata and Hideko Numata, J.M.W. Turner 1775–1851: A Tate Gallery Collection Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Yokohama Museum of Art 1997, p.139 no. 76, as ‘The Burning of Rome’, c.1834–5, reproduced in colour.
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Watercolour Explorations 1810–1842, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.98 Appendix I ‘Italy’, as ‘ ‘Sketch for a view of Rome burning?’.
Damien Sausset and Térésa Faucon, L’ABCdaire de Turner, ABCdaires, Paris 2004, reproduced in colour pp.98–9.
Sarah Taft in Ian Warrell (ed.), Franklin Kelly and others, J.M.W. Turner, exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Art, Washington 2007, pp.179, 181 no.129, as ‘Rome Burning’, c.1834, reproduced in colour p.182.
Nicola Moorby and Ian Warrell (eds.), How to Paint like Turner, London 2010, reproduced in colour p. (detail), as ‘The Burning of Rome’, c.1834–5.
Leo Costello, J.M.W. Turner and the Subject of History, Farnham and Burlington, Vermont 2012, p.98, fig.2.21, as ‘Rome Burning’, c.1834.