The Parable of the Prodigal Son: The Departure No. 1
The Parable of the Prodigal Son series
James Tissot (French, Nantes 1836–1902 Chenecey-Buillon)
Etching on laid paper; second state of two
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)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1968
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.
Artist: James Tissot (French, Nantes 1836–1902 Chenecey-Buillon)Date: 1862–63Medium: Point of brush and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over graphite (recto); graphite (verso)Accession: 1970.114.2On view in:Not on view