Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 402 (Sale info: $1250.00).
"b. New York, 1825. Brought up to mercantile pursuits, but turned his attention to art, and went to Rome to study, where he finally settled and where his studio is at present. His statue of Lincoln is in Philadelphia; his Seward is in Madison Square, New York. Mr. Rogers designed the bronze doors of the Capitol at Washington. Nydia, the blind girl. (marble.) From Bulwer's 'Last Days of Pompeii.'" [P. 68.]
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.