No. 35.--THE DEATH OF ADONIS.--Notwithstanding this fine composition has suffered by injudicious cleaning, there is sufficient left to attract the attention of the connoisseur. Had this picture been in a perfect state, it would have been worthy of a prominent place in the finest gallery in Europe. [P. 39; see entry 01600026 for additional commentary accompanying this entry.]
Catalogue of the Pictures forming the collection of the Works of the Old Masters, with a List of the Engravings now being exhibited at the Gallery of the Lyceum Building, No. 563 Broadway. Second Edition. 1849. New York: George F. Nesbitt, Stationer and Printer, corner of Wall and Water Streets. 1849.