Story of the Prodigal Son: Two scenes

Friedrich Krebs (American, active in 1790–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1333, fig. 353 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.0 x 32.2 cm (15 3/4 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.748

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. Two scenes: taking leave of his father; running away from two angry women.

Inscription

Below upper scene in pen and ink: Der verlohrne solm...; below lower scene: Da es kein Geld...

Markings

Watermark: V

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875