"The Art of Matisse: A Painter of Life Itself." Times (November 18, 1919), p. 15.
"Henri-Matisse." Burlington Magazine 35 (December 1919), p. 281.
Dial 80 (February 1926), ill. opp. p. 89 (color), as "Dans la campagne de Nice".
A[lfred]. H. B[arr]., Jr. Henri Matisse: Retrospective Exhibition. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York, 1931, p. 49, no. 42, dates it 1917–18.
Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Matisse: His Art and His Public. New York, 1951, p. 559, dates it about 1920.
Louisa Dresser in The Dial and the Dial Collection. Exh. cat., Worcester Art Museum. Worcester, Mass., 1959, p. 80, no. 63, states that it was included in Exh. London 1919 and lists Brandon Davis in the provenance.
Loring Holmes-Dodd. "Dial Magazine Has Long History." Worcester Evening Gazette (May 13, 1959), ill.
Margrit Hahnloser-Ingold in Jack Cowart and Dominique Fourcade. Henri Matisse: The Early Years in Nice, 1916–1930. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Washington, 1986, p. 273 n. 60, indicates that Thayer purchased this picture from the Leicester Galleries.
Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville. Matisse: Henri Matisse chez Bernheim-Jeune. Paris, 1995, vol. 1, pp. 700–701; vol. 2, pp. 796–97, no. 332, call it "Paysage au vignes" and note that it was photographed by Bernheim-Jeune in July 1919; state that it was acquired from Matisse in 1919; erroneously list no. 313 as stock no. 21625 [see Ex-collections].
Rémi Labrusse. "Matisse's Second Visit to London and His Collaboration with the 'Ballets Russes'." Burlington Magazine 139 (September 1997), p. 598 n. 53 (possibly this painting), quotes from a [November 15, 1919] letter in which Matisse describes meeting a gentleman [Brandon Davis?] at the Leicester Galleries exhibition who had purchased four small Nice landscapes and a figure before the exhibition opened and then proceeded to buy another Nice landscape and a head of Lorette.