Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
Fruit Painting (Oil, Original).--Both the first and second premium were awarded the pictures of Miss S.M. Peale, of St. Louis, Missouri. [P. 82.] The two "Fruit pieces," by Miss Peale, of St. Louis--the melon seems to have cracked open at the approach of the knife! how luscious the inside! then, too, how natural the grapes, peaches and pears. [P. 80.]
Sixth Annual Report of the Saint Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association. Prepared for Publication by Richard A. Barret. St. Louis, Mo.: George Knapp & Co., Printers and Binders. 1868.