Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1791

GUSN

GUSN-18282

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
copper engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
copper (metal)
religions (concept)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Religion
PICTURE, RELIGIOUS

Inscription

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)""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

16 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.332.1