L'Illustration, 22 January 1921, p. 65 (as Portrait de l'artiste par lui-même, à Rome 1850);
M. S. Walker, "William Bouguereau: A Summary Catalogue of the Paintings," William Adolphe Bouguereau, L’Art Pompier, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1991, p. 64;
D. Bartoli and F. C. Ross, William Bouguereau, his life and works, New York, 2010, p. 105, reproduced plate 20; and in the revised 2014 edition, p. 105, reproduced plate 20;
D. Bartoli and F. C. Ross, William Bouguereau, Catalogue Raisonné of his Painted Work, New York, 2010, pp. 26-7, cat. no. 1853/01, reproduced; and in the 2014 revised edition, pp. 26-7, cat. no. 1853/01, reproduced.