"Titian (supposed to be by). See no. 554. Ruth gleaning. 33 x 47. The story of the manner in which this lovely young widow captured her uncle is told in the book which bears her name. It need not be repeated here." (see serial 04120380 for commentary on artist)
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.