Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 12 (Sale info: To Be Distributed).
A girl reading a letter, undoubtedly from one she loves. The expression on the face, of surprise and pleasure, is to the very life. Hildebrandt is among the greatest of living artists. His "Othello and Desdemona" served to give him that position. [P. 58.]
Catalogue of Premiums. The following large and valuable Collection of Paintings, Statuary, Bronzes, &c., comprises the premiums to be awarded to the subscribers of the Cosmopolitan Art Association whose subscriptions are received previous to the 28th of January, 1858, at which time the Annual Award will be made.