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Dutch Artist (), formerly attributed to Pieter Lastman (1583-1633):
The Prodigal Son returning to his Father
Monochrome oil pigment on paper, mounted as a drawing; 31.9 x 20.7 cm.
Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834, and transferred from the Bodleian Library, 1863; WA1863.262.
Formerly attributed to Pieter Lastman, Rembrandt's master. Apart from the difficulty in finding any preparatory oil-sketches of this kind in Lastman's work, the manner of painting is not his.
Information derived from the Ashmolean Museum's Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings.