Inscription: in graphite lower left: "G. F. Watts"; lower right: "Frank Short"
in plate, below the image: "London Published Decr. 1st,, 1891, by Robert Dunthorne, at The Rembrandt Head in Vigo Street, W'
Edward F. Strange Etched and Engraved Work of Frank Short, A.R.A., R.E.. 1908, cat. no. 138, p. 36.
Rowland Alston The Mind and Work of G. F. Watts, with Introduction and Special Reference to the Watts Gallery, Compton, Guilford. 1929, no. 16, pl. V (Endymion, 48 x 91 in., painting, 1903-1904); earlier and smaller 1869 version mentioned as the version engraved by Frank Short.
Martin Hardie Hardie, Martin, The Etched and Engraved work of Sir Frank Short. 3 vols., London, 1938, cat. no. 60.
Mark Bills, Barbara Bryant G. F. Watts Victorian Visionary: Highlights from the Watts Gallery Collection. London, New Haven, Compton, 2008, A 1903-4 version of Watts's painting of this subject; also illustrates ca. 1872 version in private collection, cat. no. 81, pp. 276-79, ill.