"Awarded a prize of $2,500 in the first competitive prize fund exhibition of the American Art Association, April 2, 1885, after becoming the property of the Kentucky Polytechnic Society on account of the Louisville subscriptions to the prize fund."[P. 12.] "Studied at Dusseldorf under Prof. Mucke; at Munich under Kindler, and at Paris under Hebert. First exhibited, 1878, at the Salon, Paris. Received medal at the Royal Academy, Munich; honorable mention, Salon, Paris, 1879, and had one of his paintings purchased by the French government for the Museum of the Luxembourg, Paris. Awarded a medal at the international exhibition at Nice, 1884, where his picture was purchased for the Museum of Sydney, Australia. Awarded prize of $2,500 for his picture, 'The Last Sacraments' in the first prize fund exhibition of the American Art Association, New York, 1885." [P. 84; illustration depicts two acolytes preceding a priest down an open flight of stairs. One of the acolytes bears a lantern on a staff. In the lower right hand corner is a signature and the date "1884"]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Department of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. 1885. (Third Season.) including the Pictures in the American Art Association's Prize-Fund Exhibition, New York, 1885. John P. Morton and Company, Printers, Louisville, Kentucky.
Artist address: 59 Boulevard de Versailles, St. Cloud, France.