The Parable of the Prodigal Son, No. II: In Foreign Climes
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 3/16 x 24 7/8 in. (51.2 x 63.2 cm)
plate: 12 5/8 x 15 3/16 in. (32 x 38.5 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: en pays étranger
Signature: At lower left: J. J. Tissot / 1881
Inscription: In title margin, lower center: No. II / IN FOREIGN CLIMES: lower left: v. 13 And not many days after the younger / son gathered all together and took his journey; lower right: into a-far country, and there wasted his / substance with riotous 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.