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The Departure of the Prodigal Son, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 68 x 100 mm
  • Inv. 2014-GG

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The prodigal son leaves his parental home with his possessions and inheritance. He sits on a horse. Around him are several characters, including his father.

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 Departure of the Prodigal Son, 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 inscription below: Den Verloren Soon sijn goet bij een vergaert hebbende, reyst wech in verre Landen.
inscription centre below: Lucae. 15. 11.
inscription bottom right: 41
inscription reverse, centre: 3
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-GG
Acquisition credit unknown
2014
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-GG
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11400/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31D16 old man Iconclass
42G2111 father (first degree family relationships) Iconclass
42G2121 son (first degree family relationships) Iconclass
46C131 riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman Iconclass
46C13141 horse Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C864 the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32) Iconclass
73C8642 leave-taking and departure of the prodigal son Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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