Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 170 (Sale info: $300.00).
The fascinating sport of fishing is here treated with admirable skill by this famous artist. The "nibble" of the fish is plainly indicated by the intensified interest manifested by the children at the critical moment, and all the surroundings and auxiliaries carry out the main idea with consummate effect. [P. 46.]
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.