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The Prodigal Son Squandering His Inheritance

L'Enfant prodigue dissipe son bien

1635
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 56; Lieure 1407, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.2 x 8.1 cm (2 7/16 x 3 3/16 in.) Platemark: 6.1 x 8.1 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P19405.4

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); 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)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund