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Prodigal Son (Filius Prodigus)

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Prodigal Son (Filius Prodigus)

18th century
265 x 321 mm (10.4 x 12.6 in.)

Domenico Cunego, Italian, (1727–1803)
After Guercino (aka Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, (1591–1666)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published by Gavin Hamilton in “La Scuola Italica Picturae” (Rome, 1773); removed from “Piranesi” volume, small volume 22
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Dom. Cunego Sculpsit Roma 1770”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1988.4.2

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  • plate Dimensions: 265 x 321 mm (10.4 x 12.6 in.)

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