"(Fr.) Paris. Pupil of Gleyre. Medals 1852, 1859, 1861. Legion of Honor, 1870. Medal 3rd cl. Universal Exposition, 1878. A sweet reverie. 15 x 24. On the tapestry, behind the subject of this finely painted picture, the artist has hinted what is passing through her mind. An example of his best work."
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.