Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 380 (Sale info: For Sale).
This exquisite picture possesses great power, and surprising finish. The expression of contrition and supplication is so admirably managed as not to detract in the least from its great beauty of feature. The suspended arm is considered a miracle of art. [P. 16.]
Catalogue of the First Annual Exhibition of the Western Academy of Art, corner of Fourth Street and Washington Avenue, Saint Louis. 1860. Second Edition. St. Louis: Printed at the Missouri Democrat Book and Job Office. 1860.