A more perfectly natural representation of a midnight conflagration is seldom seen on canvas. The general effect, and Chiaro scuro, are managed with a close observation of truth, and the minutiae and detail are equally remarkable. [P. 13.]
Catalogue of the Paintings, Marble and Plaster Statuary and Engravings comprised in the Collection of the Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts, corner of Tremont and Bromfield Streets. Admission to Museum and Gallery 25 cts. Catalogues 6 1/4 cents. Boston: Printed by Henry F. Lewis, Minot's Building, Spring Lane, 1841.