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The Prodigal Son as a Swineherd

L'Enfant prodigue garde des pourceaux

1635
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 58; Lieure 1409, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.2 x 8.3 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P19405.6

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom left and bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the numbers "6"

Markings

Verso, upper right-center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund