"(Dutch, dec'd.) Roman ox. 43 x 31. The noble looking animal here portrayed is of the campagna breed of herding cattle. The landscape is the valley of arricia, somewhat to the south of Rome."
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.