Collection

Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606-1669

The Return of the Prodigal Son, 1636
Etching on cream laid paper
Purchase, gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd, (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931), by exchange
2016.24
Period: 17th c
Classification: Print
Dimensions: Sheet: 6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in. (160 x 140 mm) Plate: 6 3/16 × 5 3/8 in. (157.16 × 137 mm) Matted: 14 × 11 in. (35.56 × 27.94 cm) Plate mark: 6 1/4 × 5 7/16 in. (15.88 × 13.81 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Watermark Strasbourg Lily (Hinerding A-BA-a-a)
Catalogue Raisonné: Bartsch, Hollstein 91; Hind147; New Hollstein 159 (I/3).
Provenance v
The Carolyn Family, Tregrehan House, Cornwall. With Colnaghi, London (their stock nmber R. 536 in pencil on verso): bought form the above in 1958. Acquired form the above, 8 February 1960.
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