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The Return of the Prodigal Son

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Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: August 14, 2012) NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

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Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund

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Bartsch 091 (copy)


Platemark: 15.5 x 13.8 cm (6 1/8 x 5 7/16 in.) Sheet: 16.6 x 15 cm (6 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

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