Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 130 (Sale info: TO BE AUCTIONED).
"No artist of the present day commands greater admiration in the department of art, or has more orders in advance, or obtains higher prices for his subjects than Robie. He stands confessedly at the head of the flower painters of the world, and it is difficult to imagine his the ordinary colors of the palette can produce the richness and brilliancy observable in this picture." [P. 17.]
Catalogue of a Superb Collection of Paintings of the Highest Class, Comprising the Well-known Importations of Messrs. Bailey & Co., of This City, to Be Sold on the evenings of Wednesday and Thursday, March 27th & 28th, at 7 1/2 o'clock, Now Open for Examination at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Eastern Galleries,) day and evening until Sale. Philadelphia: Stein & Jones, Printers, 321 Chestnut Street. 1867.