Your Committee also agree that the works of California artists, which have passed by purchase into private collections, should not be regarded as competitors for the prizes. Of this latter class are paintings Nos. 802, 803 and 804, by Charles Nahl, the property of a citizen of Sacramento, which evince extraordinary finish and vivid coloring. [P. 104; see entries 02840083 and 02840085 for other works noted in this commentary.]
Report of the Eighth Industrial Exhibition of the Mechanics' Institute, of the City of San Francisco, held at the Pavilion of the Institute, Union Square, from the 8th day of August to the 7th day of September, 1871. San Francisco: Printed by the Cosmopolitan Printing Company, 505 Clay Street. 1872.