Francis Valentine O'Connor and Eugene Victor Thaw, ed. Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings, and Other Works. Vol. 3, Drawings, 1930–1956. New Haven, 1978, p. 18, no. 404, ill., date it ca. 1933–38; identify the motifs as copied from Ruben's "Perseus and Andromeda".
Katharine Baetjer. "Pollock Interprets the Old Masters: Sketchbooks I and II." The Jackson Pollock Sketchbooks in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1997, pp. 37, p. 85, no. I:3r, identifies the main figure as Perseus from Ruben's "Perseus and Andromeda" and two soldiers as from another Rubens painting, "The Reconciliation of the Romans and the Sabines" noting that the two paintings are reproduced adjacent to each other in the Rubens monograph that Pollock copied for his sketchbooks.