Jean Baptiste Greuze / The Paternal Blessing, or the Departure of Basile / =c. 1769 wkg J77bJean Baptiste Greuze
The Paternal Blessing, or the Departure of Basile
=c. 1769 wkg J77b

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Creator Name: Greuze, Jean-Baptiste
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: French; 1725-1805
Creator Name-CRT: Jean Baptiste Greuze
Title: The Paternal Blessing, or the Departure of Basile
Title Type: preferred
Title: La Benediction Paternelle
Title Type: alternate
Title: Return of the Prodigal Son
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1759
Creation End Date: 1805
Creation Date: =c. 1769 wkg J77b
Creation Place: Europe,France
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Classification Term: pen and ink
Classification Term: Drawing
Classification Term: Prints and Drawings
Materials and Techniques: Medium: Pen and brown ink, and brush and black ink and gray wash, with graphite, and traces of scraping, on tan laid paper, laid down on tan wove board.
Dimensions: Height: 373 mm., Width: 508 mm.
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1955.1003
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Mrs. Leigh B. Block
AMICA ID: AIC_.1955.1003
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

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