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