Charles Sterling and Margaretta M. Salinger. "XIX Century." French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2, New York, 1966, p. 79, ill., tentatively date it about 1830; discern the influence of late eighteenth-century painting and Bonington's watercolors.
Jean Bouret. L'École de Barbizon et le paysage français au XIXe siècle. Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1972, p. 270, ill. p. 93, dates it about 1830.
John Ittmann et al. in The Forest of Fontainbleau [sic], Refuge of Reality: French Landscape 1800 to 1870. Exh. cat., Shepherd Gallery. New York, 1972, unpaginated, no. 37, ill., date it probably 1829 or 1830, before Rousseau's trip to the Auvergne.
Michel Schulman with Marie Bataillès. Théodore Rousseau, 1812–1867: Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint. Paris, 1999, p. 87, no. 18, ill., dates it 1832–34.
Michel Schulman in Michel Schulman and Alexandra Murphy. Théodore Rousseau: The Language of Nature. Exh. cat., Salander-O'Reilly Galleries. New York, 2002, pp. 44–45, no. 14, ill. (color), dates it 1832–34, after Rousseau's trip to the Auvergne.
Patrick Noon in Patrick Noon. Crossing the Channel: British and French Painting in the Age of Romanticism. Exh. cat., Tate Britain. London, 2003, p. 203, no. 113, ill. (color), calls it "View Towards Saint-Ouen from Batignolles" and dates it about 1828; notes the influence of Salomon van Ruysdael and other Dutch paintings which Rousseau copied in the Louvre during the late 1820s.