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Inscription

lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: a76506

text at bottom in plate:
A. Doolittle Sc. / The PRODIGAL SON receiving his PATRIMONY / He gathered all together and took his Journey into a far Country / Published by Sold by Shelton & Kensett Cheshire Con October 24th 1814 / St. Luke 15 Chap 13 V.

Marks and Labels

(partial Missouri map on verso)

Provenance

(Kennedy & Co., New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art