T. Duret, Manet and the French Impressionists: Pissarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cézanne, Guillaumin, New York, 1910, no. 135.
T. Duret, Histoire de Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre, Paris, 1926, p. 254, no. 135.
"Renowned Names Figure in Approaching Sale at Parke-Bernet Galleries" in Arts Magazine, vol. XXX, November 1955, p. 7 (illustrated).
D. Rouart and D. Wildenstein, Edouard Manet: Catalogue raisonné, peinture, Lausanne, 1975, vol. I, p. 152, no. 169 (illustrated, p. 153).
A.C. Hanson, “A Tale of Two Manets” in Art in America, vol. LXVII, December 1979, p. 64 (illustrated, p. 68).
M. Potter et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 118-119, no. 25 (illustrated in color, p. 118).
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1949-1951 (on loan).
The Art Institute of Chicago and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Manet and the Sea, October 2003-May 2004, p. 78 (illustrated in color, p. 142, pl. 55; titled Boats at Low Tide on the Bay of Arcachon).