"The Fine Arts: Further Gifts to the Metropolitan Museum." Critic (May 7, 1887), p. 232, as "Boatmen at Barcelona".
"In the Field." Art Education (November 1900), p. 129, ill.
Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada Europeo-Americana. Vol. 7, Barcelona, , pp. 248–49, ill., calls it "Barqueros de Barcelona".
Harry B. Wehle. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of Italian, Spanish, and Byzantine Paintings. New York, 1940, p. 305, calls it "Boatmen at Barcelona".
Carlos González and Montse Martí. Pintores Españoles en París (1850–1900). Barcelona, 1989, unpaginated, state that the theme of fishermen was characteristic of Baixeras, and that this painting was highly praised at the Salon of 1886.
19th Century European Art. Christie's, New York. April 19, 2005, p. 40, under no. 29, catalogues a smaller, unsigned version of this picture.