In a rural spot, a little party of country swains and maidens are dancing and lovemaking; two lovers have retired to a green bank for a confidential chat, thereby attracting the attention of their companions, and cruelly exciting the curiosity, and perhaps the jealousy of a pretty girl, who is dancing without a partner; not an uncommon accident on such occasions. The landscape is light and sketchy, giving a retiring background to the figures. [P. 11.]
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.