That Artist had not his equal in Rome for landscape painting. His compositions are celebrated for the perfection of the perspective, the choice of the subjects, much freedom and freshness of colour and a surprising delicacy of touch. [P. 7; see entry 04100034 for a note on the work's provenance.]
Catalogue of the Quebec Gallery of Paintings, Engravings, etc., the Property of Jos. Legare, St. Angele Street, corner of St. Helen Street. Quebec: E.R. Frechette, Printer and Stationer, No 13, Mountain Street, Lower-Town, 1852.