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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.
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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 ?)""
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)
16 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker