The Return of the Prodigal Son

about 1510
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 078; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 78, I/III; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 78, I(a)/III

Dimensions

Image: 18 × 24.3 cm (7 1/16 × 9 9/16 in.) Sheet: 18.1 x 24.4 cm (7 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10889

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, on tablet lower right: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, in graphite: A7927; MFA stamp (Lugt 282), with old accession number in graphite: 28811

Provenance

1921, sold by Colnaghi and Co. (dealer), London, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard