"(Fr.) Paris. Pupil of l. cogniet. Italian girl spinning. 36 x 52. The dark type of rustic Italian beauty has been very skillfully idealized in this brilliant picture."
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.