"(Germ.) Munich. Her own barber. 23 x 30. This mother is evidently a factotum in her own house. From her method of working she is an adept at the business. There is a quiet suggestion in this picture of the economy in small things which leads to comfort and independence."
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.