Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 204 (Sale info: To Be Auctioned).
"(24 1/2 x 20 1/2.) A recluse cooking his bit of meat upon a stick over the fire, while his dog sleeps beside him." [P. 9.]
Catalogue of Pictures and other Works of Art, the property of the American Art-Union. To be sold at Auction by David Austen, Jr. At the Gallery, 497 Broadway, on Wednesday, the 15th, Thursday 16th, and Friday 17th, December, 1852. At 11 o'clock, A.M.