No. 18. Pirate's Retreat--original: same. A picture which hundreds of years from to day, if it be in existence, will be sufficient to establish the reputation of the painter. Taken as a whole, it is one of the four or five best things he has ever produced. [P. 38; part of a group of thirty works by Codman. See entry 02440015 for related commentary, and entry 02440031 for other work 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.