Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 77 (Sale info: For Sale).
Pupil of Picot. Prize of Rome, 1850. Medals, 1855, '57, '67. Legion of Honor, 1859. "I have seen a curious child, who dwelt upon a tract of inland ground, applying to her ear the convolutions of a smooth lipped shell; to which, in silence hushed, her very soul listened intensely; and her countenance soon brightened with joy; for murmurings from within were heard; sonorous cadences, whereby to her belief, the monitor expressed mysterious union with its native sea. [P. 21.]
S.P. Avery's Catalogue of Oil Paintings, on exhibition, No. 625 Broadway. At Private Sale. Exhibition Open from 9. a.m.