In subjects of this kind the Artists great merit consists in natural resemblances in imitating closely the appearance of objects introduced in the picture, so as to impress the beholder with the idea of reality. The Painter, has effected in the picture, all he intended. In looking on it we are forcibly struck with the truth of the delineation and freely admire the masterly skill exhibited in the execution. [P. 9.]
A Catalogue of a Collection of Oil Paintings: lately arrived in this Country, from the Galleries of Milan, Venice, &c. now exhibiting at Corinthian Hall Gallery: corner of Federal and Milk Streets, April 25, 1831. Boston: from the Press of W.W. Clapp, No. 14 Congress Street.