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The Prodigal Son Squanders his Wealth, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 67 x 99 mm
  • Inv. 2014-GH

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The prodigal son sits amid naked women and musicians. He is squandering his inheritance.

Artist

Pieter Hendriksz. Schut RKD
Amsterdam ca. 1660 - 1680
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Nicolaes I Visscher
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1679
publisherAAT

Nicolaes II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1709
publisherAAT

Title The Prodigal Son Squanders his Wealth, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien
Date 1659
Period 17th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Den verloren Soon brenght sijn Goedt door, levende overdadelijck en verteert alles.
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Lucae. 15.13.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 42
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-GH
Acquisition credit unknown
2014
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-GH
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11399/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
33C5 prostitution Iconclass
33C52 whore, prostitute Iconclass
41A651 garden fountain Iconclass
41A771 container of metal: bucket, can, canister, drum, tin, etc. Iconclass
41C12 drinking Iconclass
41C52 carousal, drinking-bout, orgy Iconclass
41C711 wine ~ alcoholic drinks Iconclass
43C9 dancing Iconclass
48C73411 tambourine Iconclass
48C7351 flute, aulos, tibia Iconclass
48C75 making music; musician with instrument Iconclass
48C8422 female dancer Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C864 the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32) Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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