"The cross and the crown of thorns sufficiently denote the intention of the painter. The infant sleeps - but with such an expression of sweetness and complacency on his countenance, that it is evident, that his dream, although of suffering or death, occasion in him no emotion of fear or terror." [P. 1.]
Gallery of Pictures, selected from the most admired productions of the Old Masters, Doggett's Repository, No. 16 Market-Street.