Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1791

GUSN

GUSN-18284

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

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: ""---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.---""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.332.3