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The Prodigal Son amongst the Swine: PD.912-1963

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Current Location: In storage


The Prodigal Son amongst the Swine


Draughtsman: Wierix, Johan




History note: J.P. Hesseltine (Lugt 1507); Sir Robert Witt (Lugt 2228b); bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a) from Colnaghi (no. A.16214) Feb., 1949, £12

Measurements and weight

Height: 74 mm
Width: 114 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Sir Bruce

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, (bistre) on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Lower border
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.912-1963
Primary reference Number: 5630
Lugt: 1507
Lugt: 2228b
Lugt: 1405a
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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