Charles Sterling and Margaretta M. Salinger. French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 2, XIX Century. New York, 1966, p. 133, ill.
Victorine Hefting. Jongkind: sa vie, son oeuvre, son époque. Paris, 1975, p. 164, no. 334, ill., as "Canal près de Rouen," with slightly incorrect dimensions, and erroneously as in a private collection.
C. C. Cunningham. Letter to Margaretta Salinger. February 8, 1977, states that, on the basis of photographs, he and Victorine Hefting agree that the MMA picture looks like a copy of the one in Philadelphia and adds that, although Hefting had not seen the MMA painting in person, she described the impasto as atypical.
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. 235, calls it one of a number of paintings acquired for the MMA by Fry that were "of no consequence".
Adolph Stein et al. Jongkind: Catalogue critique de l'œuvre. Vol. 1, Peintures. Paris, 2003, p. 174, no. 372, ill., as "La Seine près de Rouen".
Diederik Bakhuÿs in A City for Impressionism: Monet, Pissarro, and Gauguin in Rouen. Ed. Laurent Salomé. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Paris, 2010, p. 196, suggests that this painting probably influenced Monet's 1872 views of the Seine.