"(Germ.) Duesseldorf. Pupil of the Berlin Academy and of Schadow, whom he followed to Duesseldorf. He has formed many of the best painters of the Duesseldorf school. Study of disappointed love. 12 x 16. An unusually good study of facial expression, quiet and subdued in character and tone, with a great deal of sadness impressed upon it."
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.