Wilhelm R. Valentiner. The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1909, vol. 1, p. 119, no. 118, ill. opp. p. 119, lent by Mrs. Collis P. Huntington, New York; dates it 1660–70.
Joseph Breck. "L'art hollandais à l'exposition Hudson-Fulton à New York." L'art flamand & hollandais 13, no. 2 (1910), ill. opp. p. 60 [published in Dutch in Onze Kunst 17 (February 1910), ill. opp. p. 44].
Cornelis Hofstede de Groot. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century. 4, London, 1912, p. 88, no. 267.
Bryson Burroughs. "The Collis P. Huntington Collection Comes to the Museum." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 20 (June 1925), p. 142, ill. p. 148, erroneously as by Salomon van Ruysdael.
Jakob Rosenberg. Jacob van Ruisdael. Berlin, 1928, pp. 85, 117, no. 215, as "Wasserfall".
Seymour Slive. Letter to John Walsh. February 15, 1971, judging from a photograph, writes that it "looks like a very late authentic Ruisdael".
Alice I. Davies. Letter to John Walsh. April 7, 1972, writes that it is not by Everdingen.
Alice I. Davies Harvard University. Allart van Everdingen. New York, 1978, pp. 226–28, 309 n. 322, fig. 283, as "Mountain Meadows, Bridge and Falls," by Ruisdael; discusses its relationship to the work of Everdingen.
Stephanie Dickey et al. Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University. Hamilton, N.Y., 1983, pp. 10, 28–29, no. 9, ill., dates it probably 1670s.
Peter C. Sutton. A Guide to Dutch Art in America. Grand Rapids, Mich., 1986, p. 191, as "Mountain Torrent with a Bridge"; dates it to the 1670s.
Alice I. Davies. Allart van Everdingen, 1621–1675: First Painter of Scandinavian Landscape. Doornspijk, The Netherlands, 2001, pp. 178–79, fig. 203 [text similar to Ref. Davies 1978].
Walter Liedtke in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Chefs-d'œuvre de la peinture européenne. Exh. cat., Fondation Pierre Gianadda. Martigny, 2006, pp. 16–17, 96–98, no. 15, ill. (color) [Catalan ed., Barcelona, 2006, pp. 17, 54–55, no. 11, ill. (color)].
Walter Liedtke. Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2007, vol. 2, pp. 791, 798–800, no. 183, colorpl. 183, dates it to the 1670s.