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The Prodigal Son amid the Swine

The Prodigal Son amid the Swine
(1496) {(Strauss)}

Medium
engraving
Measurements
22.5 × 19.1 cm (image and sheet) sheet cut down at top edge through the upper part of the gable of the house on the right
Catalogue/s Raisonné
B.28; M.28; D.10; Holl.28; S.E.11; Pan.135
Inscription
With monogram
Accession Number
1278.480-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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

Watermark

Albrecht DÜRER
The Prodigal Son amid the Swine (1496) {(Strauss)} (watermark)
Watermark Form
Double Headed Eagle with Crown
References
Meder 238, Briquet 306, Briquet 308 (found in documents dated 1558 in Weisbaden, Germany and 1570 in Hunteburg, Germany)
Completeness
partial
Chain Line Interval
25-27 mm
Laid Line Frequency
10-11 per cm
Placement of spacing and wires
62 x 22 [2 I 25 I ?] x ?
Wire Side
verso
Radiograph taken from
recto