"(Fr.) Paris. Pupil of Gros and Cogniet. Medals, 3rd cl. 1838, 2nd cl. 1846, 1st cl. 1848. Chev. of Legion of Honor, 1849; med. 1st cl. 1855 (Paris exposition). Officer of the Legion of Honor 1859; member of the institute, 1864. Le rond de may. May dance. 42 x 30. A bevy of beautiful damsels, with attendant swains, are dancing around the maypole. The compos- ition and coloring of this work are worthy of the artist's high reputation."
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.