There is no name among the master spirits of the old Dutch school held in higher estimation, or more difficult to obtain. His handling is free and spirited, and gives evidence of a lively genius. His colors transparent, and the effect of melting and tender. Name signed in full. [P. 14.]
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.