• Title: The Prodigal Son amid the Swine
  • Creator: Albrecht Dürer
  • Date Created: ca. 1496
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower center: monogram
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1938
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper
  • Keywords: animals, Bible, New Testament, parables, Prodigal Son, religions, religious art, swine
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 248 mm x 189 mm (9.76 in. x 7.44 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 28; Joseph Meder 28b no burr, fewer scratches, not glossy ink of early impressions; Campbell Dodgson 10; P. 135; D’Oench, “Prodigal Son Narratives 1480–1980” (Yale University Art Gallery and Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1995) cat. no.2, pp.4–7.
  • Associated People: Created by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
  • Accession Number: 1938.D1.13

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