"Unknown. The falconer. 120 x 32. A reminiscence of the days when hawking was a fashionable sport. This is a very fine, well preserved oil painting, probably by one of the minor Italian masters, of the middle of the seventeenth century."
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.