Note.--28, 39. These two pictures were part of the admirable collection brought to the United States some years since by Brett, in the expectation of selling them to Congress. Failing in this, he was obliged to sell them to individuals, who thus became possessed of some of the finest works of art. [P. 3; see entry 00880039 for other work noted in this commentary.]
Catalogue of Paintings, Engravings, &c. at the Picture Gallery of the Maryland Historical Society. First Annual Exhibition, 1848. Baltimore: Printed by John D. Toy, corner of Market and St. Paul Streets.