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Print, The Prodigal Son, ca. 1496

This is a Print. It was created by Albrecht Dürer. It is dated ca. 1496 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

24.5 x 19 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate with monogram, lower center: A D

Cite this object as

Print, The Prodigal Son, ca. 1496; Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; engraving on laid paper; 24.5 x 19 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.); 1951-37-1

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