No. 14. Italian Banditti; capital! with a strong and hearty expression of power. The figures, though evidently enough borrowed, are well-managed, and the scenery somewhat after the fashion of Salvator Rosa: though not in the handling--wants varnish, tightening in the frame, and a fair light. [P. 38; part of a group of thirty works by Codman. See entry 02440015 for related 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.