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The prodigal son seated on a couch being served wine, revelers in the background, a monkey wearing a collar and chain in the lower left, from a series of four prints

Series/Portfolio:
The Prodigal Son
Artist:
Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1645
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 3/8 x 11 15/16 in. (21.2 x 30.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4227
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower left: 'PTesta ini. et. fec. Roma'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Cropper 209.96 i; Bellini 55.22 i; B.XX.216.6
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