"He excelled in everything that he attempted to represent, and painted every object in the same free and natural manner. Always lovely and true in his coloring, as well as clear and transparent." [P. 16.]
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.