This picture was painted when the artist was but thirteen years of age. He received the medal for the best animal pictures at the Vienna World's Fair. [P. 45; exhibited in the "Ladies' Department" under heading: "Household Art."]
Louisville Industrial Exposition Catalogue of Paintings, Natural History, and Ladies' Department. 1875. Louisville: Published by John P. Morton & Company. Nos. 156 and 158 West Main Street.