The Prodigal Son Amid the Swine

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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about 1496

Engraving on laid paper

Probably Meder b

Plate: 9 11/16 × 7 7/16 in. (24.6 × 18.9 cm)

Sheet: 10 × 7 11/16 in. (25.4 × 19.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade

PR.950.21.16

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower center: AD [ artist's monogram]; Watermark, lower center: [indistinct; jug? M.158]

Course History

ARTH 43, Northern Renaissance Art, Jane Carroll, Winter 2012

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

GERM 10, Germany and the East, Yuliya Komska, Winter 2013

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

1500, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1972.

15th & 16th Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 14-December 4, 1977.

An Introduction of the History of Art from the Fifteenth Century to the Twentieth Century, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12-March 15, 1992.

An Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to 18th Centuries, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 14, 1993-January 30, 1994.

Art I, South Lobby, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1973.

Aspects of Human Experience: Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1998-March 14, 1999.

Durer & Friends, Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 30-January 6, 1980.

Durer and Related Works, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1971.

Forms and Messages: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-March 10, 2002.

Late Medieval and Renaissance Prints, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 8-December 15, 1974.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1987.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.

Prints & Drawings of the Northern Renaissance, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21-July 11, 1976.

Prints from the Hood Museum Collection, inaugural exhibition, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1985-January 12, 1986.

Saints and Sinners, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 2-April 25, 1993.

The Renaissance: Forms, Reforms, and Revolutions, Barrows-Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 9-September 3, 1982.

Treasures from the Print Collection, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 3-August 17, 1980.

Provenance

Frederick Keppel & Co., Inc., New York; sold to Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection, to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 49.28; Meder (1932): 28; Strauss (1973): 11

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