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Return of the Prodigal Son

A work made of black chalk heightened with touches of white chalk on brown tinted laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of black chalk heightened with touches of white chalk on brown tinted laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Attributed to Alessandro Magnasco (Italian, 1667-1749)
or the style of Francesco Monti (Italian, 1685-1768)
after Corrado Giaquinto (Italian, 1693/99-1765)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Alessandro Magnasco

Title

Return of the Prodigal Son

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1687–1749

Medium

Black chalk heightened with touches of white chalk on brown tinted laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

16.5 × 23 cm (6 1/2 × 9 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1922.702A

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