I have included a thorough discussion of these and other painters at the Chestnut Street in Wolcott "Apprentices in the Scene Room: Toward and American Tradition in Scene Painting" (Nineteenth Century Theatre Research, 4:1 (Spring 1976) pp. 23-39.
A discussion of scenic artists before 1800 can be found in Wolcott "Scene Painters and their work in America before 1800" (Theatre Survey, v. XVIII, no. 1, May 1977. pp. 83.