Two gentlemen and a servant have dismounted at an inn; their horses, a grey, a cream, and a black, are held by a groom, standing within the door of a stable with a bundle of grass. Barendt Gaal was a pupil of Wouwermans, and painted the same subjects as his master, imitating his style so well, that his pictures have been frequently sold to connoisseurs in Europe, as originals by Wouwermans. [P. 5.]
A Descriptive Catalogue of a Private Collection of Cabinet Oil Paintings, and Other Works of Art, in the Possession of H. Russell Paine. Charleston, S.C. Harper & Calvo, Printers. 1855.