Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 18 (Sale info: $1000.00).
This much esteemed picture belonged to the gallery of a nobleman. It is justly admired for the beauty of the composition, and the strength of the coloring. Chastity, fright, and indignation, expressed in the handsome features of Susan, form a striking contrast with the figures of the voluptuous old men. $1,000. [P. 4; see entry 06380031 for related commentary.]
Synopsis of a Valuable Collection of Old Italian Paintings, and other rare Articles of Fine Arts in the possession of Mr. John Clark, now exhibiting at No. 281 Broadway, opposite the Washington Hotel, admittance 25 cents. New York: Scatcherd & Adams, Printers, No. 38 Gold Street. 1839.