Herbert W[ilhelm]. Rott in Das neue Hellas: Griechen und Bayern zur Zeit Ludwigs I. Ed. Reinhold Baumstark. Exh. cat., Bayerisches Nationalmuseum. Munich, 1999, pp. 503–4, no. 365, ill. (color), calls it "Pronia"; compares it to the "Marathon" of 1848 (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich).
Rhoda Eitel-Porter in The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994. Exh. cat., Pierpont Morgan Library. New York, 2002, pp. 204–5, no. 94, ill. (color), notes that this motif was treated by the artist six times in various media and that this version is the only one entirely given over to landscape; discusses four of the other versions.
Herbert W[ilhelm]. Rott in Herbert W[ilhelm]. Rott and Renate Poggendorf and Elisabeth Stürmer. Carl Rottmann: Die Landschaften Griechenlands. Exh. cat., Neue Pinakothek. Munich, 2007, p. 304, fig. 3 (color), dates it about 1846–47; in addition to those discussed by Eitel-Porter [see Ref. 2002], mentions two other related works.
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 141, no. 119, ill. (color), calls it "The Cemetery at Pronoia near Nauplia" and dates it about 1841–46/47.