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The Prodigal Son Asking for Divine Mercy

Inscription

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, the number "7"; recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the number "5"

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

L'Enfant prodigue implore la miséricorde divine

1635

Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 59; Lieure 1410, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.2 x 8.3 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark or with thread margins)

Accession Number

P19405.7

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