Stephen Wildman, John Christian Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998, cat. no. 100, pp. 234-6, ill.
A.C.W. "The Passing of Venus." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts. vol. 8, no. 7, April 1927, pp. 78-80.
"The Craft Section at the New Gallery." The International Studio. vol. 35, pt. 3, July-October, 1908, pp. 56-7.
Aymer Vallance "Some Examples of Tapestries Designed by Sir E. Burne-Jones and Mr. J. H. Dearle." The International Studio. vol. 36, November 1908, cat. no. 141, pp. 5, 16-17.
Aymer Vallance "The Decorative Art of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Baronet." The Art Journal. Extra number, Easter Art Annual, 1900, pp. 8, 30, ill.
Henry Currie Marillier History of the Merton Abbey Tapestry Works, Founded by William Morris. Constable & Co., Ltd., London, 1927, Discusses the two versions of the tapestry, the second woven by Percy Sheldrick, illustrating the latter., pp. 21, 35.
Georgiana Burne-Jones Memorials of Sir Edward Burne-Jones. 2 vols., 1904, vol. II, p. 331.
Sir Philip Burne-Jones "Notes on Some Unfinished Works of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Bt." The Magazine of Art. vol. 24, 1900, pp. 162-4.
Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society Catalogue of the Sixth Exhibition. The New Gallery, 121 Regent Street. 1899, No. 196, p. 77: Picture: "The Passing of Venus" sketch for tapestry by the late Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Bart.
Martin Harrison, Bill Waters Burne-Jones. New York, 1973, Related 1861 tile design for Morris & Co., collection of Joanna Matthews, illustrated p. 52., p. 138.
Rowland Elzea, Betty Elzea, Delaware Art Museum The Pre-Raphaelite Era 1848-1914. Wilmington, Delaware, April 12-June 6, 1976, Related tapestry also exhibited: cat. 4-63, p. 96, cat. no. 4-61, p. 94.
Oliver Fairclough, Emmeline Leary Textiles by William Morris and Morris & Co., 1861-1940. London: Thames and Hudson, 1981, The MMA drawing discussed in connection to the related tapestry at the Detroit Institute of Arts, woven by Percy Sheldrick, 1922-26., cat. no. T23, p. 111.