A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.602, CXCVII I as ‘Study for “Crook of Lune.”’.
Michael Kitson, Turner Watercolours from the Collection of Stephen Courtauld, London 1974, p.7 under no.6.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.366 under no.575.
David Hill, Stanley Warburton, Mary Tussey and others, Turner in Yorkshire, exhibition catalogue, York City Art Gallery 1980, p.80 under no.123.
Stanley Warburton, Turner and Dr. Whitaker, exhibition catalogue, Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museums, Burnley 1982, p.50 under nos. 60, 61.
David Hill, In Turner’s Footsteps: Through the Hills and Dales of Northern England, London 1984, pp.31, 89, ill. 100 (colour).
Richard P. Townsend, Andrew Wilton, David Blayney Brown and others, J.M.W. Turner: “That Greatest of Landscape Painters”: Watercolors from London Museums, exhibition catalogue, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa 1998, p.102 no.15, p.102 note 5.
Joanna Selborne, Andrew Wilton and Cecilia Powell, Paths to Fame: Turner Watercolours from The Courtauld Collection, exhibition catalogue, Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere 2008, p.119 under no.22, fig.30 (colour).
Andrew Loukes, ‘“Paths to Fame: Turner Watercolours from the Courtauld”’, Turner Society News, no.109, August 2008, p.14 (cited in error as ‘CXVII I’).