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The Return of the Prodigal Son

1640s
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1187, only state; Duplessis 37; IFF 37; Le Blanc 79

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.9 × 32.5 cm (10 3/16 × 12 13/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

30.1058.4

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm (Lugt 4967); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Nationalmuseum, Stockholm duplicate (Lugt 4967). 1930, purchased by MFA. (Accession Date: July 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund