A Brief Chronological Description of a collection of Original Drawings and Sketches by the Old Masters... formed by the late Mr William Mayor, London, 1875, p. 60, no. 270 ('Francesco Guardi. Ruined Buildings and Figures. On the right of the view is a palace, the ascent to which is by a grand flight of steps, like the Scala at Venice. Other buildings adjoining this may be seen through the ruins of an arch, and a small building attached to it with a dome. Two Venetian poles are raised in the background, and figures are introduced.').
J. Byam Shaw, The Drawings of Francesco Guardi, London, 1951, p. 75, no. 62.
A. Morassi, Disegni Veneti del Settecento nella collezione Paul Wallraf, exhib. cat., Venice, Fondazione Cini, 1959, under no. 23.
M. Levey, National Gallery: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Italian Schools, London, 1971, pp. 128-29, n. 14.
A. Morassi, Guardi, Venice, 1973, I, p. 497.
A. Morassi, Guardi. Tutti i Disegni di Antonio, Francesco e Giacomo Guardi, Venice, 1975, cat. no. 515, fig. 505.
Venice, Fondazione Cini, Canaletto e Guardi, 1962, pp. 59-60, no. 74.