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1998.332.3 (RS22291)

Description

Copper engraving of prodigal son on one knee begging forgiveness and acceptance from his father in a 1 1/4 in. dark wood frame. Two women and a short man stand behind the father watching. The son is dressed in torn and tattered clothes and greets the father outside by a fountain and gate.

Details

Maker
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)
Date
1791
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""---I have sinned against Heaven, and in thy Sight, and am no--- thy son./ Published 1st Augst. 1791 by Robt. Sayer & Co. Fleet Street London.---""
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
1998.332.3
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18284

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