A. G. Temple, Catalogue of the exhibition of a selection of works by French and English painters of the Eighteenth Century, the exhibition catalogue, London, 1902, p. 129.
M. Tourneaux, "Lettre de Mme. de Vandeul, Née Diderot, sur le Salon de l'An X", Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de l'Art français, Paris, 1912, p. 130.
A. Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts : a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904, London, 1913, p. 411.
S. Wells-Roberson, Marguerite Gérard, thesis, New York, 1978, II, pt. 1, p. 837, no. 64, illustrated.
(Possibly), Paris, Salon of 1802, no. 113, as 'Jeune femme allaitant son enfant'.
London, Art Gallery of the Corporation of London, Guildhall, Exhibition of a selection of works by French and English painters of the Eighteenth Century, 22 April - 26 July 1902.