This was the man who, in 1579, imprisoned Tasso for seven years in Sant'Anna, a mad-house at Farrara. This painting was procured by the present owners from Count Columbo (a descendant of Christopher Columbus) who recently entered the priesthood. Its genuineness and authenticity cannot well be doubted. [P. 12.]
The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture on Exhibition at the Academy's Gallery, Arcade Buildings, Main St., Buffalo, N.Y. Academy Instituted November 11th, 1862. Incorporated December 4th, 1862. Gallery opened December 23rd, 1862. Third Season of Exhibition. Buffalo: Joseph Warren & Co., Printers, Courier Office, 178 Washington St. 1863.