Alfred Sensier. Souvenirs sur Th. Rousseau. Paris, 1872, pp. 110, 112 [possibly this picture], describes two works depicting the village and chateau of Broglie which Rousseau painted one summer between 1835 and 1837, one in the morning [this picture, according to correspondence from Pierre Miquel of June 15, 1990 in archive file] and one in the afternoon (formerly collection M. Guizot, Val-Richer).
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. 80, ill., tentatively date it about 1835.
Michel Schulman with Marie Bataillès. Théodore Rousseau, 1812–1867: Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint. Paris, 1999, p. 124, no. 120, ill., calls it attributed to Rousseau and dates it 1833.