"(Ital.) Florence. The temptation. 8 x 10. The tempter has opened a jewel case and is offering the anxious looking object of his advances a trinker, in Order to overcome her manifest fear and reluctance. This is a repulsive but faithfully outlined episode, the chief feature of which is the uncommonly well drawn and painted face of the woman."
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.