Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 113 (Sale info: $250.00).
"b. Paris, 1839. Entirely self-taught. His professional life has been spent in Baltimore and New York. First exhibited at the National Academy, 1875. Elected associate of the Academy, 1879. Now in London. " In the front rank of our marine painters. - Art Journal. " low tide. 'one of the most exquisitely beautiful pictures Mr. Quartley has painted. The smooth water left in the depressions along the shore, the hazy distance, the luminous sky, and the boat and figures in the middle distance are most charmingly rendered, and are all in perfect harmony in color." [P. 25.]
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: Associate National Academician.