"(Fr.) Paris. Pupil of Bouguereau. Med. 1868, Med. 1st cl. 1875, Med. 3rd cl. 1878. chev. Legion of Honor 1879. A painter of high repute. The victor vanquished. 42 x 54. He tells in a spirited and effective way the old story of Venus conquering mars. The roll of the drum has yielded to the lute string. this is a strongly conceived, well drawn and finely colored work."
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.