"(Fr. 1714-1789) A renowned painter of marine pictures. Castle in the Levant. 43 x 23. Vernet's pictures are remarkable for their warm, luminous atmosphere, strong, careful drawing, accurate perspective and high finish."
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.