"He had no art instruction, but has painted some pictures which have attracted attention. Is better known as a writer of short poems than as an artist. Some of his verses are exceptionally fine and have been widely quoted." [P. 23.]
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.