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The Prodigal Son Reduced to a Swineherd

about 1645
Pietro Testa (Italian, 1612–1650)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 07; Bellini 23, i/ii; Cropper 97, i/ii; Illustrated Bartsch 7, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.4 x 31.2 cm (8 7/16 x 12 5/16 in.) Platemark: 20.7 x 30.2 cm (8 1/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B3482

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock