The Parable of the Prodigal Son: Frontispiece

Series/Portfolio:
The Parable of the Prodigal Son series
Artist:
James Tissot (French, Nantes 1836–1902 Chenecey-Buillon)
Date:
1882
Medium:
Etching in brown ink on wove paper; only state
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 9/16 x 27 7/8 in. (52.2 x 70.8 cm)
plate: 14 3/8 x 18 1/4 in. (36.5 x 46.3 cm)
frame: 24 1/4 x 30 1/2 in. (61.6 x 77.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.597.1
Not on view
L'enfant prodigue: frontispice

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

Inscription: At lower right: Invented, / Painted & / Etched / by / J. J. Tissot, / 1881. / 17, Grove End Rd. St. John's Wood, / London.
Vendor: Folio Fine Art Ltd. (British)
Oklahoma City Museum of Art. "Artist as Narrator: Nineteenth Century Narrative Art in England and France," September 8, 2005–November 27, 2005.

Wentworth 246.57 only state; Beraldi XII 132.48