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A Tavern Scene,

Alternative title(s): The Prodigal Son

Engraving on laid paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Sheet): 406 x 279 mm (16 x 11 in.)

Inscribed in banderole: “wacht hoet varen sal” [“wait and see which way the wind blows”]

Watermark: No watermark

Accession number: 2001.10.2

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2001

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Dutch private collection. Unidentified collector’s mark (“HK”?) in black ink on verso.

Bibliography: Hollstein 193, Copy A; Jan Piet Filedt Kok, Lucas van Leyden—Grafiek (Amsterdam: Rijksprenten-Kabinet, 1978), under no. B. hsn. 20; Ellen S. Jacobowitz and Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, The Prints of Lucas van Leyden & His Contemporaries (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1983), under no. 72.

Work Type: print

Related Works: This is an engraving in reverse after a woodcut by Lucas van Leyden, executed ca. 1518–1520. Lucas’s woodcut (Hollstein 193) is known today in a unique impression in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.

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