"(Austr.) Vienna. A well-known painter of classic and mythological subjects. Venus Aphrodite. 45 x 64. The title Aphrodite given to Venus is derived from the greek word "Aphros," meaning "foam," and refers to the ancient myth which represented the goddess as springing from the foam of the sea. The painter has speakingly embodied the youth, beauty and grace of the 'Goddess of Love.'"
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.