Born 1569; died 1609, aged 40. This is a surprising specimen of the master, and combines an excellence seldom attained in his other works. The attitude of Christ is simple, noble, and grand; his countenance and attitude indicate a reproof of kindness; that of Mary is love towards her sister. Each face is full of feeling; the composition is grand, and the whole beautifully conceived and expressed. [P. 29.]
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Paintings, by the Ancient Masters, including Specimens of the First Class, by the Italian, Venetian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French, and English Schools, open at the American Academy, Barclay Street. Admittance (catalogues included) $.50. Season Tickets $1.00. Family Ticket for the season, admitting four, $5.00. New-York: Printed by W. Mitchell, 265 Bowery. 1832.