Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 83 (Sale info: $2500.00).
"b. Rotterdam, Holland, 1832. Pupil of Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam, and Louis Meyer, at the Hague. In 1857 appointed artist to the Dutch navy. Came to New York, 1859. Elected member of the National Academy, 1867. Member of the American water color society and the American Art Union. " His manner of handling is broad and vigorous. His pencil is equally facile, whether portraying a storm on the sea coast, a moonlight effect at sea, or the brilliancy of the sunset hour. - Art Journal. A fresh breeze, Massachusetts bay. (illustration, page XI.) (from this year's National Academy exhibition). . . . fishing smack coming toward the spectator. Sky full of moving clouds with patches of blue showing through. The sea, the sky, and the distended sails would impress upon one the significance of the title were no title given. - National Academy Notes, 1884. " Considered one of the finest paintings that has come from brush of this acknowledged master." [P. 19; ellipses appear in catalogue. under illustration is note: "from National Academy Notes, 1884.")
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.
Artist address: New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York); A.A.U.