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The Parable of the Prodigal Son: The Departure No. 1

Series/Portfolio:
The Parable of the Prodigal Son series
Artist:
James Tissot (French, Nantes 1836–1902 Chenecey-Buillon)
Date:
1882
Medium:
Etching on laid paper; second state of two
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 1/4 x 25 5/16 in. (51.5 x 64.3 cm) plate: 12 11/16 x 15 1/16 in. (32.3 x 38.3 cm) frame: 24 1/2 x 30 1/2 in. (62.2 x 77.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.597.2
Not on view
L'enfant prodigue: le depart

Signature: At lower right, in plate: J.J. Tissot / 1881

Inscription: In title margin, at lower center: No. 1 / THE DEPARTURE; lower left: v. 11 And he said. A certain man had two sons: / v. 12 And the younger of them said to his; lower right: father, Father, give me the portion of / goods that falleth to me. And he divided / unto them his living.
Vendor: Folio Fine Art Ltd.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art. "Artist as Narrator: Nineteenth Century Narrative Art in England and France," September 8, 2005–November 27, 2005.

Wentworth 248.58 ii/ii; Beraldi XII 132.49
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