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The Return of the Prodigal Son
The Return of the Prodigal Son
Date:
ca. 1510
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 182 x 248 mm (7 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1998.201.26
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-31
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts,Gift of Michael G. Berolzheimer in memory of Michael Berolzheimer

Exhibition History:

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, Passion and Virtuosity: Hendrick Goltzius and the Art of Engraving, Oct 20, 2013 - Jan 26, 2014; University of San Diego Art Galleries, Feb 14 - June 1, 2014.

The prodigal son returns to his father, surrounded by on-lookers in front of their house, on bended knee in tattered clothes as a dog sniffs in the foreground.