Ruins in a Landscape, has much of that superior tone in its colouring, which we noticed in No. 97, by the same hand. This is particularly visible in the upper part of an old castle, and the sky. The water, and rocks are indifferently coloured; and a starved looking cow in the foreground, stretching its neck painfully forward to gain a nip at some verdure, excites a wonder why it does not take another steP. [P. 132.]
Exhibition of Pictures at Dalhousie College. February 11, 1830.