"Munich. The lecture. 14 x 20. A gentle reproof is being administered by mamma to her little daughter. If the reprimand is conveyed with a tithe of the delicacy and refinement which the artist displays in his picture, it must be worth hearing."
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.