Jennifer Tonkovich in The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994. Exh. cat., Pierpont Morgan Library. New York, 2002, pp. 180–81, no. 82, ill. (color).
Bertrand Talabardon and Bertrand Gautier. Le paysage français de Valenciennes à Bonington. Exh. cat., Talabardon & Gautier. Paris, 2002, unpaginated, fig. 3, calls it "L'Arc de Constantin vu à travers une arche du Colisée" and locates it in a private collection.
Charlotte Gere in Plein-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1850. Exh. cat., Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. Shizuoka, 2004, pp. 64–65, no. 22, ill. (color), locates it in the Thaw Collection, The Pierpont Morgan Library.
Caroline Chaine in Lancelot-Théodore Turpin de Crissé, peintre et collectionneur, Paris, 1782–1859. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Angers. Paris, 2006, p. 80, no. 16, ill. (color), notes that this is the first painting by the artist to be dated twice, stating that 1818 corresponds to a first sketch drawn before the motif and that it was completed in the artist's studio in 1838.
Bertrand Talabardon and Bertrand Gautier. Le XIXe siècle. Exh. cat., Talabardon & Gautier. Paris, 2008, unpaginated, fig. 1, under no. 8, locates it in a New York private collection.
Patrick Le Nouëne in Disegni romani di Lancelot-Théodore Turpin de Crissé (1782–1859) dalle collezioni del Louvre. Exh. cat., Museo Mario Praz. Rome, 2009, p. 22, fig. 5 (color), locates it in the Thaw Collection, The Pierpont Morgan Library.
John House. "Impressionism and the Open-Air Oil Sketch." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 88, fig. 69, states that it is "an étude in format and conception but one that was worked up into a strikingly informal and small tableau".
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 144, no. 128, ill. (color), calls it "The Arch of Constantine Seen from the Colosseum" and dates it 1818–38.