Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 66 (Sale info: $400.00).
"30 x 40. An old philosopher showing the microscope to two boys. This picture was painted for Mr. Cozzens, and has always been regarded as a very successful performance." [Price and buyer noted in contemporary hand.]
Catalogue of the Entire Collection of Paintings belonging to the late Mr. A.M. Cozzens, to be sold by auction, at the Clinton Hall Art Galleries and Book Sale Rooms John H. Austen, Auctioneer, Friday evening, May 22, 1868, commencing at a quarter before 8 o'clock. Leavitt, Strebeigh & Co. Clinton Hall, Astor Place, New York. The Paintings will be on Exhibition Thursday morning, May 14, 1868, and from that date to the time of sale, day and evening. Baker and Godwin, Printers, Printing-House Square, New York.