The Prodigal Son Wasting His Inheritance

French
1640s
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1185, ii/ii; Duplessis 35, ii/ii; IFF 35, ii/ii; Le Blanc 77

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 26.1 × 32.5 cm (10 1/4 × 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.903

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in yellow-brown ink, the mark of the MFA Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Provenance

John Evelyn (b. 1620-d. 1706), London. Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873-d. 1957), Chicago; 1944, her gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 8, 1996)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection