Marya Mannes. "André Derain—Thoughtful Painter." International Studio 94 (November 1929), pp. 25–27, ill., as "Portrait of a Man" in the R. S. Ingersoll collection.
"The Ingersoll Collection: November 4–December 6." Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Museum 29 (December 1933), ill. p. 18.
Bernard Dorival. "Un album de Derain au Musée national d'Art moderne." La Revue du Louvre 19, nos. 4–5 (1969), p. 262, reproduces a drawing for this painting contained in a sketchbook used by Derain until autumn 1905.
"Principales acquisitions des musées en 1975." La Chronique des Arts no. 1286 (March 1976), fig. 214, as "Portrait d'homme".
Gaston Diehl. Derain. New York, 1977, p. 36 [possibly this picture].
John Russell. "New York's Next Modern Museum Is on the Way." New York Times (February 17, 1985), p. H33, ill., identifies the sitter as Lucien Gilbert.
Ross Woodrow in 20th Century Masters from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exh. cat., Australian National Gallery. Canberra, 1986, pp. 9–10, ill. (color), notes that Gilbert was an architect and friend of Derain's from his hometown, Chatou; comments that this picture prefigures Derain's more radical works from the summer of 1905.
Lisa M. Messinger in Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Exh. cat., Yokohama Museum of Art. [Tokyo], 1989, p. 196, ill. (color).
Niamh O'Laoghaire. "The Influence of Van Gogh on Matisse, Derain and Vlaminck, 1898–1908." PhD diss., University of Toronto, 1992, pp. 356–57, pl. 206, compares it to van Gogh's portrait of Dr. Gachet (1890; Musée d'Orsay, Paris), which Derain saw in van Gogh's retrospective at the Salon des Indépendants, 1905.
Miriam Simon in André Derain: Le peintre du "trouble moderne". Exh. cat., Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Paris, 1994, pp. 130–31, 469, no. 37, ill. (color), dates it near the end of 1905 based on the study [see Ref. Dorival 1969]; notes that Gilbert was the first collector of works by Derain and Vlaminck.
Kadee Robbins in Masterworks from the Louise Reinhardt Smith Collection. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York, 1995, p. 22, mentions it in relation to another Derain portrait of Gilbert, tentatively dated before the summer of 1905.
Jacqueline Munck in André Derain, 1904–1912. Exh. cat., Museu Picasso. Barcelona, 1997, pp. 17–18, 113, no. 6, ill. p. 47 (color).
Michel Kellermann. André Derain: Catalogue Raisonné de l'œuvre peint. Vol. 3, 1935–1954. Paris, 1999, p. 216, no. 2254, ill., calls it "Portrait de Lucien Gilbert" and dates it about 1905.
Jacqueline Munck in Derain et Vlaminck, 1900–1915. Exh. cat., Musée de Lodève. Milan, 2001, p. 34.
Isabelle Monod-Fontaine in André Derain: An Outsider in French Art. Exh. cat., Statens Museum for Kunst. [Copenhagen], 2007, p. 81, no. 12, ill. p. 72 (color).