Luigina Rossi Bortolatto. L'opera completa di Claude Monet, 1870–1889. Milan, 1966, pp. 96–97, no. 123, ill., dates it in the second half of 1875.
Daniel Wildenstein. Monet, Impressions. Lausanne, 1967, ill. p. 23 (color), dates it 1875–77.
M. Roy Fisher. The Annenberg Collection. Exh. cat., Tate Gallery. London, 1969, unpaginated, no. 21, ill. (color), dates it 1876; notes that Monet and his family lived in the house depicted in the background from October 1874 to early 1878, adding that Renoir and Manet worked together in the garden.
Gerald Needham. "The Paintings of Claude Monet, 1859–1878." PhD diss., New York University, 1971, pp. 251–52, discusses the prominence of the figure and the brillance of color, observing that the use of blue hues for the white dress was considered astonishing by contemporary critics.
Daniel Wildenstein. "1840–1881: Peintures." Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné. 1, Lausanne, 1974, pp. 292–93, no. 410, ill., dates it 1876; notes that it depicts Monet's second house in Argenteuil.
Claire Joyes. Monet at Giverny. London, 1975, ill. p. 46 (color).
Robert Gordon and Andrew Forge. Monet. New York, 1983, ill. p. 200 (color).
Shunsuke Kijima. Monet. Tokyo, 1985, fig. 17 (color).
Jack Flam. "In a Different Light." Art News 88 (Summer 1989), pp. 113, 116, ill. pp. 3, 112 (color, overall and detail).
Colin B. Bailey in Masterpieces of Impressionism & Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, 1991, pp. 54–55, 164–65, ill. (color and black and white), calls it "Camille Monet in the Garden at the House in Argenteuil" and dates it summer, possibly June, 1876; reconstructs a drawing of the circular garden based on this and other paintings of it and identifies the plants, calling them both "manicured and lush, domestic and savage"; comments that Camille appears diminished by the house and the huge plants, and subordinate to the hollyhocks; sees the garden as yet another manifestation of Monet's "bourgeois aspirations, his search for comfort and respectability" and notes that it still stands at 21, boulevard Karl Marx.
Jérôme Coignard. "Le Salon de peinture de Mr. et Mrs. Annenberg." Beaux arts no. 92 (July–August 1991), pp. 66–67, 69, ill. (color).
Gary Tinterow. "Miracle au Met." Connaissance des arts no. 472 (June 1991), p. 36, compares it to Renoir's "Nini in the Garden" (MMA 2002.62.2).
Virginia Spate. Claude Monet: Life and Work. New York, 1992, p. 119, suggests that it and some other pictures of Camille in the Argenteuil garden depict signs of weakness that indicate the beginning of her illness.
Marianne Alphant. Claude Monet: Une vie dans le paysage. [Paris], 1993, p. 256.
Paul Hayes Tucker. "Passion and Patriotism in Monet's Late Work." Monet: Late Paintings of Giverny from the Musée Marmottan. Exh. cat.San Francisco, 1994, p. 30, fig. 2 (color), dates it 1876 and cites it as an example of Monet's "horticultural fervor".
Albert Kostenevich. Hidden Treasures Revealed: Impressionist Masterpieces and Other Important French Paintings Preserved by the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Exh. cat.New York, 1995, pp. 144–45, ill.
Paul Hayes Tucker. Claude Monet: Life and Art. New Haven, 1995, pp. 177–78, colorpl. 202.
Daniel Wildenstein. "Catalogue raisonné–Werkverzeichnis: Nos. 1–968." Monet. 2, 2nd ed. Cologne, 1996, p. 168, no. 410, ill. (color).
Daniel Wildenstein. Monet or the Triumph of Impressionism. 1, 2nd ed. Cologne, 1996, p. 117.
Gary Tinterow in "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1999–2000." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 58 (Fall 2000), pp. 5, 44–45, ill. (color), calls the figure of Camille little more than an accessory to the mass of hollyhocks; observes that in the summer of 1874 Monet rented this house when it was under construction, and that "hollyhocks planted at the end of that summer would not bloom in force until June or July 1876".
Impressionist and Modern Art, Part One. Sotheby's, New York. May 8, 2002, pp. 58–59, fig. 3 (color).
Catherine Hug Monika Leonhardt in Monet's Garden. Exh. cat., Kunsthaus Zürich. Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany, 2004, p. 155 n. 28.
Dorothee Hansen in Monet und "Camille": Frauenportraits im Impressionismus. Exh. cat., Kunsthalle Bremen. Munich, 2005, p. 34, ill. p. 39 (color).
Doris Kutschbach. Living Monet: The Artist's Gardens. Munich, 2006, pp. 24–25, ill. (color), comments that Camille appears ill.
Richard Thomson in Turner e gli impressionisti: La grande storia del paesaggio moderno in Europa. Exh. cat., Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia. Treviso, 2006, pp. 258, 261 n. 23, suggests that it, along with "The Garden of Monet's House at Argenteuil" (present location unknown; W408), and "Undergrowth in Argenteuil" (private collection; W409) constitute an informal decorative triptych.
Eric M. Zafran in Claude Monet (1840–1926): A Tribute to Daniel Wildenstein and Katia Granoff. Exh. cat., Wildenstein & Co., Inc. New York, 2007, p. 130.
Colin B. Bailey in Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection. 4th rev. ed. [1st ed., 1989]. New York, 2009, pp. 74–78, no. 15, ill. (color).