[Claus Virch]. Paintings in the Collection of Charles and Edith Neuman de Végvár. [New York], , p. 13.
John Walsh Jr. "New Dutch Paintings at The Metropolitan Museum." Apollo 99 (May 1974), pp. 344, 348–49 n. 18, colorpl. V, calls it the original after which the five other known versions were copied [see Notes].
Anthony M. Clark in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 79, ill.
Howard Hibbard. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1980, pp. 330, 336, fig. 595 (color), dates it about 1650.
Walter A. Liedtke in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1979–1980. New York, 1980, p. 41.
John Walsh Jr. and Cynthia P. Schneider. A Mirror of Nature: Dutch Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles, 1981, pp. 68–69 n. 5, fig. 2, under no. 16, date it about 1648–50.
Werner Sumowski. "B. Keil–J. Ovens." Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler. 3, Landau/Pfalz, 1983–[94?], pp. 1533, 1546, no. 1050, ill. p. 1600, dates it about 1651.
Peter C. Sutton. A Guide to Dutch Art in America. Grand Rapids, Mich., 1986, pp. 191.
Alan Chong in Masters of 17th-Century Dutch Landscape Painting. Exh. cat., Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Boston, 1987, p. 487, fig. 2, under no. 100.
Walter Liedtke in "Paintings, Drawings, and Prints: Art-Historical Perspectives." Rembrandt/Not Rembrandt in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Aspects of Connoisseurship. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2, New York, , p. 149, no. 51, ill., dates it about 1648–49.
Walter Liedtke. Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2007, vol. 1, pp. 404, 406–8, 410, no. 101, colorpl. 101.