Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
Vigorous, but overwrought. Likeness lost by laboring too much. Notwithstanding this, a common fault with the zealous and faithful, the style is determined, the handling, coloring and general treatment, very good for so young an artist. To the foregoing collection, by Mr. C. was awarded--A SILVER MEDAL. [P. 36; see entries 02440003, 02440004, 02440005, 02440006, 02440007, 02440008, and 02440009 for other works in the collection noted in this commentary.]
First Exhibition and Fair of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, held at the City Hall, in the City of Portland, from Sept. 21 to Oct. 6, 1838. Portland: Published by the Board of Managers, for the Association. 1838.