One of the best English-language sources of information on Hsia Kuei is the article on him by Sherman E. Lee in the Encyclopedia of World Art, vol. 7 (1963), col. 650654. See also Osvald Sirén, Chinese Painting: Leading Masters and Principles, vol. 2 (1956, reissued 1974), pp. 119124; and James Cahill, Chinese Painting (1960, reissued 1985), pp. 7987, which discuss Hsia Kuei in the context of the Ma-Hsia school.