Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 151 (Sale info: $350.00).
After Battoni. There is no picture of the Magdalen in existence so much admired as this. The attitude and the tearful face perfectly harmonize with the act of repentance and contrition. The coloring of this picture can not be sufficiently admired, nor its value overrated. [P. 41.]
Catalogue of German and Italian Paintings, collected in Europe by L.C. Hopkins, Cincinnati, Ohio. 1868. Cincinnati: Press of Robert Clarke & Co., 65 West Fourth Street.