Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 18 (Sale info: To Be Distributed).
Old Roderiguez, the Cid, has bound the hands of his sons, and announces that he who first breaks the cord on his wrist shall be rewarded by the old father's celebrated sword. One son, of very noble figure and mien, has riven the cord, and to him is given the prize. It is a gem of a picture. [P. 58; no winner was listed in the distribution listing for this entry.]
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.