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The Prodigal as a Swineherd (one of eight scenes from the story of the Prodigal Son)

Date:
1532
Culture:
German
Medium:
Colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Stained
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.190.445
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 10
Inscription: On black border: Jan van Hasselt Tryngen sy Huisfrow Anno Dm 1532 [trans.: Jan van Hasselt Tryngen and his wife Anno Domini 1532]
J. B. Hirn ; Christian Geerling (until 1911) ; George and Florence Blumenthal (until her d. 1930) ; George Blumenthal (1930–d. 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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