Edward Grosvenor Paine. Inventory of the miniatures in the Fredrick collection. 1960, p. 10, no. 72, as by J. V. de Gault, working 1779–95.
Graham Reynolds with the assistance of Katharine Baetjer. European Miniatures in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1996, pp. 11, 13, 104, 108, 150, no. 74, colorpl. 74 and ill. p. 105, note that until recently the artist had been confounded in literature with Pierre Marie de Gault de Saint Germain, but state that there is no doubt that the inscription on this work refers to Jacques Joseph de Gault.
Margaret A. Oppenheimer. The French Portrait: Revolution to Restoration. Exh. cat., Smith College Museum of Art. Northampton, Mass., 2005, pp. 92–95, 212, no. 22, ill. (color), mentions a nearly identical miniature in grisaille of this sitter, and similar likenesses by Sauvage of other members of the royal family (Villefranche collection, 1913), as well as an engraving (Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris) probably based on the Sauvage portraits; notes that in the engraving Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte and her brother Louis face each other inside a circular medallion and supposes that our miniature was painted after it, but does not include Louis, as he died in 1795.
Gerrit Walczak. "Low Art, Popular Imagery and Civic Commitment in the French Revolution." Art History 30 (April 2007), pp. 269–70, 277 n. 111, pl. 5.17.