James E. Freeman, A.N.A. This is a native painter, and this fine head was painted before Mr. Freeman visited Italy. Nos. 20 and 21, after. His manner is bold and firm, and many of his late pictures have great merit. (See Hist. of Arts of Design). [P. 8; see entries 01510020 and 01510021 for other works noted in this commentary.]
Catalogue. Descriptive, Biographical and Historical, of the Exhibition of Select Paintings, by Modern Artists, principally American, and living, under the Direction of a Committee of Amateurs. The Paintings borrowed for this particular purpose from friends to the arts. At the Stuyvesant Institute, for four weeks only from the day of opening, Nov. 19, 1838. New York: Printed by G.P. Scott. 1838.
Artist professional affiliation: Associate National Academician.