Thomas B. Hess. Willem de Kooning. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York, 1968, pp. 46, 161, no. 17, ill. p. 43 (color).
Andrew Forge. "De Kooning's 'Women'." Studio International 176 (December 1968), ill. p. 250 (color), dates it ca. 1944.
David Sylvester. "de Kooning's Women." Sunday Times Magazine (December 8, 1968), pp. 48–49, ill., calls it "Seated Woman".
Gabriella Drudi. Willem de Kooning. Milan, 1972, p. 32, fig. 20 (color).
Harold Rosenberg. de Kooning. New York, , pp. 8, 29–30, pl. 35, dates it ca. 1944.
Harry F. Gaugh. Willem de Kooning. New York, 1983, p. 49, fig. 32 (color), dates it ca. 1944; suggests that this figure is not a woman but instead an object, puppet, or mannequin, noting the dislocated positions of the extremeties.
Jörn Merkert in Willem de Kooning: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture. Exh. cat., Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, 1983, pp. 118, 120, no. 153, ill. p. 162 (color).
Harry F. Gaugh. "De Kooning in Retrospect." Art News 83 (March 1984), p. 93, [probably this work].
Lisa M. Messinger in "Notable Acquisitions 1984–1985." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 42 (1985), pp. 56–57, ill. (color).
Eugene Victor Thaw. "The Abstract Expressionists." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 44 (Winter 1986–87), pp. 21, 45, fig. 17 (color).
Sally Yard. Willem de Kooning: The First Twenty–Six Years in New York. PhD diss., Princeton University. New York, 1986, pp. 108–110, 114, 133, fig. 121.
Jenny Harper in 20th Century Masters from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exh. cat., Australian National Gallery. Canberra, 1986, p. 64, ill. (color), calls it "Seated Woman".
Philippe Sollers. De Kooning, Vite. Vol. 1, Paris, 1988, p. 79, fig. 9 (color), calls it "Femme assis".
Hilton Kramer. "Though Exhibiting It Badly, Met Offers a Worthy de Kooning Show." New York Observer (August 28, 1989), p. 19, calls it "Seated Woman".
David Sylvester in Willem de Kooning: Paintings. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Washington, D.C., 1994, p. 26.
Marla Prather in Willem de Kooning: Paintings. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Washington, 1994, p. 82, no. 5 (color), dates it ca. 1944; compares it to an earlier, symbolist–inspired painting by the artist, "The Kiss" (private collection); identifies this painting as one titled "Study for Woman" in previous literature.
Catherine Morris. The Essential Willem de Kooning. New York, 1999, pp. 43–45, ill. (color).
Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan. De Kooning: An American Master. New York, 2004, p. 198.
Jennifer Field in John Elderfield. de Kooning: A Retrospecitve. Ed. David Frankel. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York, 2011, p. 103, fig. 6 (color).
Richard Shiff. Between Sense and de Kooning. London, 2011, p. 89, fig. 30 (color).
Judith Zilczer. A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning. London, 2014, fig. 66 (color).