Description For more information on this piece, please see Federico Zeri's 1976 catalogue no. 311, pp. 437-439.
- Rembrandt Peale's Portrait of John Meer: A New Addition to the American Art Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2009.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [1897 catalogue: no. 193, as Guido Reni]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] On scroll held by cherub holding ladder: HINC...LVC...; [Translation] From here the light; [Inscription] illegible inscription on scroll held by cherub holding mirror; [Transcription] On book held by the Archangel Michael: IN | QUO | TOTV | CON | TINE | TVR; [Translation[ In which everything is contained; [Transcription] On book held by St. Ignatius of Loyola: AD | MAIO | REM | DEI | GLO | RIA; [Translation] To the greater glory of God.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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