Charles Sterling and Margaretta M. Salinger. French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 3, XIX–XX Centuries. New York, 1967, p. 155, ill., remark that this is one of the last pictures that Renoir painted in the open, impressionistic style, before changing to the "sour" or "dry" manner; refer to another version of this landscape composition, of almost exactly the same size, which was in a private collection in Washington in 1929.
John House. Renoir, 1841–1919: Artists in Guernsey. Exh. cat., Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery. Guernsey, 1988, pp. 6, 8, 10, 16 nn. 12, 14, pp. 18, 24, 38, no. 4, ill., claims that it was probably bought by Durand-Ruel from the artist on December 15, 1883.
Colin B. Bailey in Renoir Landscapes: 1865–1883. Exh. cat., National Gallery. London, 2007, p. 74.
John Zarobell in Renoir Landscapes: 1865–1883. Exh. cat., National Gallery. London, 2007, pp. 258–59, no. 69, ill. (color), remarks that since this picture is dated and was quickly sold to Durand-Ruel after Renoir's return from Guernsey, Renoir must have "perceived a market for his landscapes by this date, despite all the adverse critical reception of his recent landscapes in the press".
Guy-Patrice Dauberville and Michel Dauberville. Renoir: Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles. Vol. 2, 1882–1894. Paris, 2009, pp. 94–95, no. 840, ill.