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The Return of the Prodigal Son

mid 16th century
Possibly by Andrea Meldolla, called Schiavone (Italian, about 1510–1563)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

P13742

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Baron Henri de Triqueti, Paris (1802-1874); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Baron Henri de Triqueti, Paris (1802-1874); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund