The Return of the Prodigal Son

Lucas van Leyden, Netherlandish, about 1494 - 1533

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about 1510

Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 7 5/16 x 9 3/4 in. (18.6 x 24.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

PR.997.5.84

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower right: L; reverse, inscribed, in red pencil, lower center: 75; Collector's mark, stamped, in black ink, lower right: [FA / II crowned; Lugt 971] Collector's mark, reverse, inscribed, in brown ink, lower center: P mariette 1672 [Lugt 1789]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in brown ink, lower center: K.B. GRAPHISCHE SAMMLUNG [with graphite inscription] 528 / 1928 [Lugt 1094a]; Deaccession stamp, reverse, stamped, in brown ink, lower center: [with graphite inscription] 22.10.1976; Watermark: [Crowned shield with fleur-de-lys and Gothic R] [close to Briquet 1727]

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

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

Exhibition History

A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1998.

Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, July 1-August 28, 1994, no. 63.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.103, no. 183.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 20, fig. 22; p. 50, no. 63.

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris 1634-1716; Friedrich August II 1797-1854; King of Saxony, Dresden; Graphische Sammlung, Munich, 1928 until October 22, 1976; acquired from Linda M. Papaharis, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on August 4, 1986; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch, Hollstein 78

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