The artist has evidently aimed, and with some success, to give a refined expression to the faces. The only painting of which decided praise can be pronounced, is the portrait of an old lady, the face of which is very natural and well colored; but the want of drawing is visible in the other parts of the picture. [P. 28.]
The Fourth Exhibition of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, at Quincy Hall, in the City of Boston, September 16, 1844. Boston: Published by Crocker and Brewster, for the Association. 1844.