18th Mar, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

British, European and Sporting Pictures

  Lot 1093


Flemish School (17th Century)
The Prodigal Son seeking work as a swineherd
The Prodigal Son feeding the swine
Oil on panel, 10cm by 24cm (2)

Provenance: The Alexander Gallery, London

This pair of panels likely relate to a preparatory drawing of the parable of the Prodigal Son by David Vinckboons (1576-1632) ,that was reproduced in print in 1608 by Claes Jansz. Visscher. British Museum number 1848,1125.6.

Similar scenes are also depicted on a painted cabinet, made in Antwerp in the 17th century, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum (W.61:1 to 3-1923).


Sold for £450
Estimated at £250 - £400


Auction: British, European and Sporting Pictures, 18th Mar, 2023

Traditional Picture Sales offer a wide range of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints from the 15th to the early 20th centuries.

The sale includes the Picture Collection from Denton Hall, Ilkley, West Yorkshire which has been part of the NG Bailey group of companies for over 40 years. NG Bailey is the UK’s leading independent engineering and services business and is owned by the Bailey family. 

A fully illustrated catalogue will be available leading up to the sale.

Entries are invited for forthcoming sales


Sunday 12th March 11am-4pm, Monday 13th March-Friday 17th March 10am-4pm and morning of the sale from 8am. 

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