This subject being treated by two artists in this exhibition, to avoid the appearance of partiality, the Committee give the passage in the Appendix. G. Marsiglia, N.A. This gentleman, an Italian by birth, established hmself in New-York about the year 1817, where his merits as an artist has rendered him eminently successful. The Committee are happy to exhibit several of his compositions in various branches. [P. 12; see entry 01510059 for commentary accompanying this entry and for a work by F.S. Agate of the same subject.]
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 nationality: Italian.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician.