(Australia 16 Jun 1858–30 Apr 1930)
54.6 x 65.4cm stretcher; 72.4 x 83.3 x 7.0cm frame
Anne Gray (Australia, b.1947) (Author), The Edwardians: secrets and desires, Canberra, 2004, 22 (colour illus.), 219 (colour illus.). cat.no. 115; also titled '(Père Polyte)'
Christie's, Australia Pty. Ltd. (Australia) (Compilator), Christie's Australia: Australian and International Paintings, Sydney, Aug 2003, 120. lot no. 100; a related painting to the AGNSW's 'Mon ami 'Polite' is reproduced in colour on page 121, titled 'Belle-Île, Le Père Polyte (Polyte pêcheur)', oil on canvas, 65.4 x 81.5cm, not dated.
'Belle-Île: island of great painters, unreal colours, brutal weather and modest, kind locals' by Sebastian Smee, pg. 20-23., Look Nov 2001, Nov 2001, 22 (colour illus.).
Ursula Prunster (Australia) (Curator), Belle-Île: Monet, Russell & Matisse in Brittany, Domain, 2001, 34-35, 92 (colour illus.). cat.no. 21
Sporting Doctor Magazine Sep 1996, Sep 1996, 56. PS Worksheet 485
Alan McCulloch (Australia, b.1907, d.1992) (Author), John Henshaw (New Zealand; Australia, b.1929, d.2006) (Editor), The golden age of Australian painting - Impressionism and the Heidelberg school, Melbourne, 1969, 169 (colour illus.).
Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly Jan 1966, Jan 1966, 275 (illus.). Article by Daniel Thomas.
Wildenstein Gallery (England) (Editor), Donald Finley (Author), John Peter Russell 1858-1931: Australian impressionist, London, 1965. cat.no. 19
Sarah Engledow (Australia) (Author), Impressions: painting light & life, Canberra, 2011, 132 (caption), 133 (colour illus.). cat.no. 58
John Peter Russell 1858-1931: Australian Impressionist (1965), Wildenstein Gallery, Jul 1965–Aug 1965.
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1966, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1967 -.
Van Gogh in Auckland, Auckland City Art Gallery, 10 Aug 1975–15 Oct 1975.
Les étés d'or: A homage to France, S.H. Ervin Gallery, 30 Jun 1989–30 Jul 1989.
Belle-Île: Monet, Russell & Matisse in Brittany, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 24 Nov 2001–03 Feb 2002.
Belle-Île: Monet, Russell & Matisse in Brittany, Queensland Art Gallery, 14 Feb 2002–21 Apr 2002.
The Edwardians: Secrets and Desire, National Gallery of Australia, 12 Mar 2004–13 Jun 2004.
The Edwardians: Secrets and Desire, Art Gallery of South Australia, 09 Jul 2004–12 Sep 2004.
Impressions: painting light and life, National Portrait Gallery [Parliamentary Zone], 25 Nov 2011–04 Mar 2012.