"Awarded a prize of $2,500 in the first competitive prize fund exhibition of the American Art Association, New York, April, 1885, afterward becoming the property of the St. Louis Museum of Fine Arts on account of St. Louis subscriptions to the prize fund." [P. 13.] "b. Philadelphia, 1852. For three years a pupil of J.L. Gerome, Paris. First exhibited, 1880, at the Salon, Paris. Awarded prize of $2,500 for the picture, 'le crepuscule' in the first prize fund exhibition of the American Art Association, New York." [P. 81; illustration depicts a seascape at sunset. Light from the setting sun plays over the surface of the gentle waves, creating a sense of peace and serenity.]
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: 81 Boulevard Mt. Parnesse, Paris, France.