"Furniture and Art of Whitelaw Reid Realize $290,322." Art News 33 (May 25, 1935), p. 14, as sold to Weitzner for $1300.
"Fine Paintings, Ceramics, in Reid Sale to be Held by American-Anderson Galleries." Art News 33 (May 4, 1935), ill. p. 17.
"Canaletto's Venice." Bulletin of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts 27 (November 5, 1938), pp. 147–49, ill.
W. G. Constable. Canaletto: Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697–1768. Oxford, 1962, vol. 2, p. 257, no. 175, compares it with the Windsor Castle version; lists others, including school repetitions and copies.
Lionello Puppi in The Complete Paintings of Canaletto. New York, 1968, p. 111, no. 237C, calls the dating uncertain but possibly close to the versions in the Royal Collection and the Neave collection, Artramont, i.e., 1744.
Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972, pp. 42, 493, 609.
Federico Zeri with the assistance of Elizabeth E. Gardner. Italian Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Venetian School. New York, 1973, p. 14, pl. 13, propose a date about 1740.
W. G. Constable. Canaletto: Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697–1768. 2nd ed. Oxford, 1976, vol. 2, p. 271, no. 175.
André Corboz. Canaletto: una Venezia immaginaria. Milan, 1985, vol. 2, p. 656, no. P334, as "Ingresso al Canal Grande verso est".
Colnaghi in America: A Survey to Commemorate the First Decade of Colnaghi New York. New York, 1992, p. 131.
Deborah Krohn et al. in From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exh. cat., National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum. Athens, 1992, p. 308, no. 32, ill. (color) [catalogue section unpaginated].
Andria Derstine in La Serenissima: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Art from North American Collections. Exh. cat., Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Oklahoma City, 2010, pp. 109, 115 nn. 23, 25, pp. 124–25, 191, no. 35, ill. (color).
Katharine Baetjer in Earth, Sea, and Sky: Nature in Western Art; Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. [Tokyo], 2012, p. 260, no. 125, ill. [Chinese ed., Hefei Shi, 2013, pp. 276–77, no. 125, ill. (color, overall and detail)].
Peter Barnet and Wendy A. Stein in Earth, Sea, and Sky: Nature in Western Art; Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. [Tokyo], 2012, p. 192, ill. pp. 37, 194–95 (color, overall and detail).