This Painter, of the Roman School, executed cleverly all his landscapes, particularly ruins and figures. He was very eccentric and it was difficult to obtain some of his works. [P. 12; 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.