Roger Brielle. François Pompon. Paris, n. d.
Arsène Alexandre. "Les Sculptures à l'exposition." La Renaissance 8 (1925), p. 425, ill.
Tage Aurell. "Hos franska skulptörer just nu." Kunst og Kultur 13 (1926), p. 66, ill. [this edition?].
Jan and Joël Martel. Sculpture. Paris, , pl. 7.
Robert Rey. François Pompon. Paris, 1928, pp. 43–48, pl. 23, discusses this sculpture's exhibition at the Salon d'automne of 1922, and notes that a reduced version was included in the Salon d'automne of 1923; notes that it became a symbol, painted on a sign by Demeurisse which was hung at the entrance to a restaurant on the rue Delambre frequented daily by Pompon; states that it was shown in the embassy during an exhibition of decorative arts in 1925; remarks that Pompon was commissioned in 1927 to execute a large stone version for the Musée du Luxembourg.
Catalogue illustré des oeuvres de François Pompon. Dijon, 1934, pp. 7, 12, 16, nos. 85–90, lists different versions.
Agnès Humbert. La Sculpture contemporaine au Musée National d'Art Moderne de Paris. Paris, , pl. 4 [not this edition, dated 1925].
François Pompon, sculpteur animalier bourguignon. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon. Dijon, 1964, pp. 5, 7, 11, 14, nos. 10–13, notes that a stone reproduction of this work by Martinet was palced at the entrance of the square Darcy in Dijon.
Catherine Chevillot, Liliane Colas, and Anne Pingeot. François Pompon 1855–1933. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon. Paris, 1994, p. 211.