"The goddess of love is represented as just entering the water, which her foot barely touches, while she is on the point of discarding the slender, solitary piece of raiment which partly enshrouds her charms. The conception of the work is good."
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.