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The Departure of the Prodigal Son
(1540)
from The Story of the Prodigal Son series, (1540)

Medium
engraving
Measurements
6.0 × 9.8 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
The Illustrated Bartsch 31; Hollstein vol. III p. 30; Pauli 33 iv
Edition
4th of 5 states
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) u.l.-u.r.: PATER DA PORCIONEM SVBSTANCIAE, QUE AD ME REDIT.
printed in ink (in image) u.r.: I
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: HSB (monogram)
stamped in ink on reverse c.: VC (Lugt 2507: unidentified collector)
stamped (inverted) in red ink on reverse l.l.: NATIONAL GALLERY / OF VICTORIA (Lugt 1932h)
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.l.: 31899
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.r.: B31
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.c.: c.25554 / Hans Sebald Beham fec. / 3 1540
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.l.: 17 B
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.r.: P.33 IV/V (...illeg.)
Accession Number
2276.1-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1950
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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