The Prodigal Son (Allegory of Idleness and Luxury)

1596
Jacob (Jacques) de Gheyn II (Dutch, 1565–1629), After Karel van Mander III (Netherlandish, 1610–1670)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 410, first state

Dimensions

Platemark: 42.2 x 67 cm (16 5/8 x 26 3/8 in.); Sheet: 45.5 x 70.4 cm (17 15/16 x 27 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.123

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

printed on two joined sheets

Inscription

Left center: KvMandere inuen, Iacobus de geÿn sculptor et excu; at left: Anno S. M D XC VI
Verso lower left in graphite pencil: 210 C

Provenance

1979, sold by James Bergquist (dealer), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 14, 1979)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Print and Drawing Club