Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
  • Return of the Prodigal Son
  • The History of the Prodigal Son (series title)
Date between 1500 and 1550
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 2 1/4 × 3 7/8 inches (5.7 × 9.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S115.2
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, upper right: [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, along upper edge: FILIVS MEVS MORTVVS ERAT, ET REVIXIT, PERIERAT, ET INVENTV, EST, LVCE XV
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)