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1998.332.2 (RS22292)

Description

Copper engraving of prodigal son drinking w/ three harlots and 2 other men in a 1 1/4 in. dark wood frame. In the print, the prodigal son pours alcohol onto the table--missing the two glasses, while two men and two women "interact" nearby. A third woman lounges behind the son and looks out at the viewer w/ her chest exposed.

Details

Maker
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)
Date
1791
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""He wasted his substance with Riotous Living. St. Luke Ch. 15. V. 13/ Published 1st Augst. 1791 by Robt. Sayer & Co. Fleet Street London. (Plate ?)""
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
1998.332.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18283

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