The Prodigal Son Dissipates his Wealth at the Pleasures of the Table
Bartsch 196; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 63; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish) 30
Sheet: 24.2 × 31.7 cm (9 1/2 × 12 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Inscribed in plate, lower center, on base of stool: PVR pinxit; and lower center: Lvc. XV. Cum privil. Sa. Cæ M. I. Matham Sculp. et excud.
Signed in plate, lower center: I. Maetham Sculp. et excud.
Watermark (not identified); verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple ink with accession number in black ink: 2592; in graphite: B. 196
William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899; Lugt 207 and 208), Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock