"August Riedel. Copy by Uliner. Judith with the head of Holofernes. 38 x 5. When Bethulia a fortified city of Judea, was besieged by the Assyrian general, Holofernes, this beautiful Jewish widow pretended to yield to his advances, and slew him when in a heavy sleep from the effects of wine. His army became panic stricken, and was easily routed."
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.