Of this master, Pilkington says, "his touch is extremely light, free, and clear, and his imitation of nature true, particularly in the lustre of his skies about the moon, and its reflected beams on the surface of the water." This picture is especially remarkable for its great depth and transparency. Signed--monogram. [P. 15.]
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.