Member of the French Institute and Baron of the empire. Historical painter of his majesty the emperor of the French, who, with his master vien [sic], reformed the French school of painting. Rembrandt Peale is the only artist who has been honored with the opportunity of taking the portrait of this celebrated painter. [P. 53.]
Historical Catalogue of the Paintings in the Philadelphia Museum consisting chiefly of Portraits of Revolutionary Patriots and other distinguished characters. 1813.