"(Ital.) Rome. Harvest scene. 20 x 24. In this picture the dog is made to do his familiar work of watching the child, while the mother is at work afield."
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.