Artist Jacques de Gheyn II, Netherlandish, 1565-1629
Artist after Karel van Mander, Netherlandish, 1548-1606
Title
  • Prodigal Son
Date 1596
Medium engraving in ink on two sheets of laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within platemark): 16 3/8 × 26 1/4 inches (41.6 × 66.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S512
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left center of image: NMandere inven, Iacobus de geijn Sculptor et excu
Signed, at the end of four line dedication in plate, lower left of image: Iacobus de Geijn Sculptor | dedicanit | Anno S. CIC IC XC VI [the second and third C are reversed]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in latin, eight lines, in plate below image.
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, French notations.
May 1885, (H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.];
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 2 (fig. 2 ill.), p. 11.