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1998.332.1 (RS22293)

Description

Copper engraving of prodigal son saying goodbye to his father and mother in 1 1/4 in. dark wood frame. In the print, the father and son clasp hands, the mother is seated at a table looking down, two men are packing up items, and a dog looks up at the father and son.

Details

Maker
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)
Date
1791
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""He gathered together and took his Journey into a far Country. St. Luke Ch. 15. V. 13/ Published 1st Augst. 1791 by Robt. Sayer & Co. Fleet Street London. (Plate 1)""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, RELIGIOUS
prints (visual works)
Religion
religions (concept)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
16 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.332.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18282

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