The Brothel (The Prodigal Son)

Jeremias Falck, Polish, about 1610 - 1677, after Johann Liss, German, about 1590 - 1629

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1655-1658

Engraving on laid paper

Image: 9 13/16 × 14 3/4 in. (24.9 × 37.5 cm)

Plate: 11 1/8 × 15 1/8 in. (28.2 × 38.4 cm)

Sheet: 15 13/16 × 20 1/4 in. (40.2 × 51.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

PR.2000.19

Geography/Culture

Europe, Poland

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Watermark: arms of Strasbourg and countermark HIS with letters RC.

Course History

WRIT 5, Food for Thought, Sarah Smith, Fall 2019

WRIT 5, Food for Thought, Sarah Smith, Winter 2019

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ITAL 10, Introduction to Italian Literature: Masterworks and Great Issues, Tania Convertini, Winter 2015

ITAL 10, The Culture of Food in Italian Literature, 1300-2013, Tania Convertini, Winter 2014

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

With a Sincere Hand and a Faithful Eye, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 46, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 28-December 17, 2000.

The Golden Age: 17th century Art in The Netherlands, Northern Baroque Art, Art History 46, Joy Kenseth, Teaching Exhibition, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-May 31, 2015.

Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.

Published References

Johann Liss exbihibition/ under the protectorate of the president of the German Bundestag Frau Annemarie Renger, the International Council of Museums (ICOM), and supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. [1975?] (Augsburg: Presse-Drunck-und-Berlags-GmbH)

Provenance

C. G. Boerner Inc., New York; purchased by the present collection, 2000.

Catalogue Raisonne

Nagler IV, p. 227. Wurback 7. Block 160 I (of II). Dutch Hollstein, vol. VI, p. 214, 160 i/III); vol. XI. p. 148, 8 Klessmann p. 135.

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