Pierre Miquel. Eugène Isabey, 1803–1886: La Marine au XIXe siècle. Vol. 2, Maurs-la-Jolie, 1980, pp. 72, 94, no. 145, ill., calls it "Coucher de la soleil sur la baie" and identifies it as no. 82 in the artist's estate sale, where it was bought by Foinard.
R[ichard]. S[hone]. "Supplement: Acquisitions (2000–10) of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York." Burlington Magazine 152 (December 2010), p. 839, fig. II (color).
John House. "Impressionism and the Open-Air Oil Sketch." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 94, fig. 79 (color), contrasting it to 2007.164.5, states that it "seems very likely to have been an open-air étude".
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 131, no. 88, ill. (color), calls it "Sunset on the Normandy Coast".