B. Pantorba, La Vida y la Obra de Joaquín Sorolla, Estudio Biográfico y Crítico, Madrid, 1970, no. 1725, p. 195, as: Vela a secar (playa de Valencia).
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings by Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida, 14 February-12 March 1911, no. 144 (this exhibition subsequently travelled to the City Art Museum, St. Louis, where the painting was listed under no. 143).