Requires Photography

Prodigal Son

Nicolas Verkolje (Dutch, 1673–1746), After Jan Baptist Weenix (Dutch, 1621–1660 or 1661)


Catalogue Raisonné

Wurzbach 32

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.7 x 37.7 cm (10 7/8 x 14 13/16 in.) Platemark: 25.2 x 35.2 cm (9 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P3261

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate: Gio Bat: Wenix Pinx / N. Verkolje Fecit et exc:
Verso lower left in graphite pencil: no. 11-2

Markings

Verso lower left stamped in red ink-- mark of Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309

Provenance

Early provenance not researched; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund