"(Ital.) Florence. An old monk. 10 x 12. Well-fed, pious lethargy, allied to good-natured shrewdness, is depicted with the acknowwledged skill of this artist in limning this species of 'type.'"
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.