A superb picture, "designed and executed with great fire and spirit." "Simonini chiefly resided in Venice, where he painted in the Sala Capello a series of battles and warlike achievements, which are highly commended and greatly admired." [P. 10.]
Catalogue of Original Oil Paintings, both Ancient and Modern, the Entire Collection of J.G. Batterson, Esq., now on exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Hartford: Press of Case, Lockwood & Company. 1864.