"Bartolome Esteban Murillo. (see. no. 551.) Children of the shell. 35 x 28. Original in the Royal Gallery, Madrid. The angels are depicted as ministering to the little St. John during the time he had to be hidden in the wilderness to escape the murderous decree of Herod." (see serial 04120377 for commentary on artist.)
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.