In the last few years the Roman-French school has risen to great notice and estimation, both for power and expression. Villegas has, perhaps, the highest position; and this example of his with its pendant No. 147 for richness of color, and realistic grasp of subject, are very remarkable. [P. 17; see entry 03530147 for companion piece.] Rome. Decoration of Spain. [P. 41.]
Exhibition of Paintings, Engravings, Drawings, Aquarelles, and Works of Household Art, in the Cincinnati Industrial Exposition. MDCCCLXXIII.