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A father and mother greet their returning son with a crowd of people gathered outside the open door. Engraving by J. Heath after Gravelot.

  • Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773.
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[ca. 1780?]
Reference
27362i
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Publication/Creation

[London?], [ca. 1780?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 18.2 x 13.2 cm

Lettering

The prodigal son. Act V. Scene VI. Gravelott del. Heath sculp.

References note

John Heath, The Heath family engravers 1779-1878, Aldershot 1993, vol. 1, pp. 232-233, no. 43 (4) (as one of four early prints by James Heath which "probably come from a set of plays ca. 1780")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27362i

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