Guy Pène du Bois. "Famous American Collections: The Collection of Mr. Michael Friedsam." Arts and Decoration 7 (June 1917), p. 402.
C[ornelis]. Hofstede de Groot. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century. 7, London, 1923, p. 453, no. 543, as "Winter Sports on a Broad Frozen River: Sunset," a panel, 8 1/2 x 13 1/2 in., in the P. Calkoen sale, Amsterdam, September 10, 1781, no. 99, sold for 61 florins to J. D. Nijman, possibly this picture.
Wilhelm R. Valentiner in The Michael Friedsam Collection. [completed 1928], p. 18, as "Winter Scene in Haarlem," signed AVDN, from the collection of Sir A. Robertson, Chatham, England.
Peter C. Sutton. A Guide to Dutch Art in America. Grand Rapids, Mich., 1986, p. 191, dates it about 1660.
Walter Liedtke. Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2007, vol. 1, pp. 510–11, no. 131, colorpl. 131.