L. Browse, Sickert, London, 1943, pl. 1.
W. Dimson, 'The Identification of Sickert's "Rehearsal. The End of the Act"', The Burlington Magazine, 107, November 1965, p. 575, illustrated p. 574.
B. Laughton, 'The British and American contribution to Les XX, 1884-93', Apollo, LXXXVI, July-December 1967, p. 374, pl. 4.
W. Baron, Sickert, London, 1973, no. 3, p. 297.
London, Society of British Artists, Winter, 1886-87, no. 260 as Rehearsal: The End of the Act.
Brussels, Les XX, February 1887, no. 6 as Répètion: La Fin de l'acte.
London, Van Wisselingh's Dutch Gallery, Paintings and Drawings by Walter Sickert and Bernhard Sickert, January 1895, no. 30, as Despair.
London, Royal Academy, Bicentenary Exhibition, no. 449.
London, Royal Academy, Sickert Paintings, November 1992-February 1993, no. 2; this exhibition travelled to Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, February-May 1993.
Brussels, Fondation Europalia International, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles carrefour de cultures, September-November 2000, not numbered, illustrated p. 119.