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The prodigal son returns home by boat to a large party. Etching by J. Wachsmuth after C.J. Vernet and J.C. Tardieu.

  • Vernet, Joseph, 1714-1789.
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Bible. N.T. Luke 15.11-32

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 25.4 x 33.2 cm.

Lettering

Evangelium. Luc. XV. v. 11 32. Collection de Vernet. I. Vernet peint par la Vue Tardieu les figures. Gravé par Ieram. Wachsmut ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Il se leva donc et vint vers son pere, et comme il étoit encor loin, son pere le vit, et fut touché de compassion, et courant à lui se jetta à son cou, et le baisa. Mais le fils lui dit: mon pere, j'ai peché contre le ciel et devant toi; et je ne suis plus digne, d'étre appellé ton fils. S. Luc. C. 15 v. 20-22". Lettering repeated in German and Latin

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Wellcome Library no. 23940i

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