"(Ital.) Venice. Venetian water girl. 12 x 14. This is one of the girls who make a living by selling water in Venice, where the only drinking water is brought from the mainland in boats, or caught from the roof when it rains. This is a very neat bit of figure and perspective painting."
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.