Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 331 (Sale info: $400.00).
"b. Pennsylvania, 1817. In 1840 began the practice of his profession, by portrait painting. In 1856 went to Europe, where he studied for a time. best known by his colossal picture of 'the Battle of Gettysburg,' now in the capitol at Harrisburg, pa. " Rothermel's career has been remarkably prosperous. The pictures he has exhibited abroad have gained him honorable mention. - Tuckerman, Book of the Artists." [P. 53.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.