Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 162 (Sale info: $200.00).
The delight that childhood takes in the canine tribe is here beautifully depicted, and the solicitude it feels for the dependent young is manifested in the first act of consideration--the supply of food. This picture teaches a simple yet valuable lesson, and the more it is studied the better it will be liked. [P. 43.]
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.