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Title

The Prodigal Son: the departure,

1881


Artist

James Tissot

France, England

15 Oct 1836 - 08 Aug 1902


Details


Date

1881


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

i of 2 states


Dimensions

31.0 x 37.1 cm platemark; 50.0 x 62.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., [incised plate] "J.J. Tissot/ 1881".


Credit

Purchased 1987


Location

Not on display


Accession number

365.1987


Artist information

James Tissot

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 3, 12. no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis, Whistler to Freud: etchings in Great Britain, Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 82