Société des artistes indépendants. Salon des indépendants (5e exposition). Exh. cat.Paris, 1889, p. 18, no. 246, dates it May 1889.
Félix Fénéon. "Tableaux." La vogue (September 1889) [reprinted in Joan U. Halperin, "Félix Fénéon: Oeuvres plus que complètes", Geneva, 1970, p. 165].
Paul Signac. Journal entry. September 29, 1894 [published in John Rewald, "Extraits du journal inédit de Paul Signac, I, 1894–1895," in Gazette des beaux-arts 36 (July–September 1949), pp. 106, 168], responds to a negative article written in "La plume" by Rette [see Ref. 1889] about the paintings of Cassis.
Paul Signac. Exh. cat., Fine Arts Associates. New York, 1951, unpaginated, no. 3, ill.
Henri Dorra and Sheila C. Askin. "Seurat's Japonisme." Gazette des beaux-arts 73 (February 1969), pp. 89, 94.
Charles S. Moffett in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1975–1979. New York, 1979, p. 55, ill., notes that it was painted between April and June 1889, during Signac's visit to Cassis, and that it was third in group of five paintings and one sketch that he made at that time; comments that the brushstrokes are typically Divisionist or Pointillist; mentions that until 1894 Signac gave each of his paintings an opus number (this is 198), a practice usually associated with music.
Françoise Cachin. Signac, catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint. Paris, 2000, pp. 35, 192, no. 184, ill. (color and black and white).
Marina Ferretti-Bocquillon. Signac, 1863–1935. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2001, pp. 14, 27, 140, 142–43, 145, 302–3, no. 35, ill. (color).
Carrie Haslett in Neo-Impressionism: Artists on the Edge. Exh. cat., Portland Museum of Art. Portland, Maine, 2002, pp. 15, 17, 85, fig. 6 (color).
Marina Ferretti-Bocquillon in P. Signac. Exh. cat., Fondation Pierre Gianadda. Martigny, 2003, pp. 50–51, no. 15, ill. (color).
Susan Alyson Stein in The Masterpieces of French Painting from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1800–1920. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. New York, 2007, pp. 153, 257, no. 113, ill. (color and black and white).
Susan Alyson Stein in Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800–1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2007, pp. 181, 305, no. 168, ill. (color and black and white).