36 x 40. This charming picture represents a boy instructing his dog in military exercises; a mimic gun in his left hand, and wooden sword is thrust, boy-like, through his pants for a sheath. The intelligent dog is shouldering arms. [P. 15; exhibited under heading: "Oil Paintings in Rich Gilt Frames."]
The Cosmopolitan Art Association Illustrated Catalogue. 1855-1856. For the Encouragement and General Diffusion of Literature & Art. Descriptive Catalogue of the Valuable Oil Paintings, Statuary, Bas Reliefs, Bronzes, &c., to be distributed or allotted to the subscribers of the Cosmopolitan Art Association, for second year, on the 31st of January next, 1856.