L’Enfant Prodigue: Frontispiece

James Tissot
L’Enfant Prodigue: Frontispiece
Etching
1882

An original James Tissot Etching.

(The Prodigal Son: Frontispiece)

1882

Original etching printed in dark umber ink on wove paper bearing the “Original Turkey Mill Kent” watermark.

Bearing the inscription and date in the plate lower right “Invented, / Painted & / Etched / by / J.J. Tissot, / 1881.”

A richly printed impression of the only state, from the edition of 500. This etching was published as the cover illustration to accompany the suite of four etchings L’enfant prodigue.

Catalog: Béraldi 48; Wentworth 57

Platemark: 13 7/8 x 17 3/4 inches Sheet size: 20 x 27 1/4 inches

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