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The Prodigal Son amid the Swine, ca. 1496

  • German
  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Engraving in ink on wove paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within platemark): 9 5/8 × 7 1/2 inches (24.4 × 19.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S388

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • German
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Buildings
  • Man
  • Engraving (print)
  • Figure (representation)
  • Pigs

Signed, in plate, center bottom: [monogram]

Marked, Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a).

Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.]

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

German; after Albrecht Dürer, The Prodigal Son amid the Swine, ca. 1496, engraving in ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S388.