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Anne Crookshank and the Knight of Glin, The Watercolours of Ireland: Works on paper in pencil, pastel and paint c. 1600-1914, London, 1994, pp. 81-2.
Anne Crookshank, 'A Life Devoted to Landscape Painting, William Ashford', Irish Arts Review Yearbook, vol. 11, 1995, p. 130.