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The Prodigal Son Being Cheated at Cards (Le Brélan)

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The Prodigal Son Being Cheated at Cards (Le Brélan)

17th century
17th century

Jacques Callot, French, (1592–1635)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: Second state
Marks: Watermark: Watermark of the Bride (L. 40)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Bernhard Keller (Lugt 384); Baron Adalbert von Lanna, Prague (Lugt 2773); Emanuel Levy (Lugt 876)
Bibliography: Jules Lieure 596 ii; Édouard Meaume 66; Pierre-Paul Plan 571; Ellen G. D’Oench, Prodigal Son Narratives 1480–1980 (Yale University Art Gallery and Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1995), cat. no. 6, p. 7.
Credit Line: Gift of Henry-Russell Hitchcock (Art Department faculty, 1929–1948), 1941
Accession Number: 1941.3.4

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  • Bible
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • New Testament
  • parables - Use for short, fictitious stories that illustrate a moral attitude or religious principle. W [November 1992 descriptor moved. October 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Prodigal Son
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]

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