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

6.0 × 9.8 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
The Illustrated Bartsch 31; Hollstein vol. III p. 30; Pauli 33 iv
4th of 5 states
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
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1950
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Gallery location
14th - 16th Century Gallery - Painting & Decorative Arts
Level 1, NGV International