[Gustav Friedrich] Waagen. Treasures of Art in Great Britain. London, 1854, vol. 2, p. 133, mentions this painting as a work of Gaspard Poussin [Dughet] in the collection of H. A. J. Munro.
R[oger]. E. F[ry]. "Principal Accessions: A Landscape by Gaspar Dughet, called Gaspar Poussin." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 3 (November 1908), p. 209, describes it as among the artist's better works.
Charles Sterling. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of French Paintings. Vol. 1, XV–XVIII Centuries. Cambridge, Mass., 1955, pp. 80–81, ill., dates it about 1645–55, calling it characteristic of the artist's mature period.
Five Centuries of European Painting. Exh. cat., Arkansas Arts Center. Little Rock, 1963, p. 29, ill.
Pierre Rosenberg. France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-century French Paintings in American Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1982, p. 353, no. 9, ill. [French ed., La peinture française du XVIIe siècle dans les collections américaines, Paris, 1982].
John Pope-Hennessy. "Roger Fry and The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Oxford, China, and Italy: Writings in Honour of Sir Harold Acton on his Eightieth Birthday. Ed. Edward Chaney and Neil Ritchie. London, 1984, p. 234.
Marie-Nicole Boisclair. Gaspard Dughet: Sa vie et son oeuvre (1615–1675). Paris, 1986, p. 224, no. 165, fig. 203, calls it "Paysage Idéalisé" and dates it 1657; mentions related drawings in the Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen, Berlin, and in a private collection, New York (figs. 204 and 205, respectively); suggests this was the picture exhibited as no. 155 at the British Institution in 1839.
Richard Wilson and the British Arcadia. Exh. cat., Richard L. Feigen & Co. New York, 2010, unpaginated, no. 17, ill. (color).