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The Prodigal Son Asking for Divine Mercy

L'Enfant prodigue implore la miséricorde divine

1635
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 59; Lieure 1410, ii/iii

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

P19405.7

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, the number "7"; recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the number "5"

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, right, 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)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund