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The prodigal son in misery.

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Title
The prodigal son in misery.
Names
Purcell, Richard (ca. 1736-ca. 1765) (Attributed name)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1791-08
Place: London
Publisher: published by Robt. Sayer & Co, Fleet Street
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Pro 2
Topics
Prodigal son (Parable)
Genres
Prints
Mezzotints
Notes
Content: Caption: He would fain have filled his Belly with the Husks that the Swine did eat. St. Luke Ch. 15 V. 16.
Content: Depicts the prodigal son as he sits against a tree, his clothes tattered, shoes torn, hair unkempt; his arms are crossed over his chest. The distressed man rests near what appears to be a farm and is surrounded by hogs and other farm animals. Two girls look and listen from behind a fence.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : mezzotint, col. ; 35 x 25 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 171290899
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16651566
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cebb0170-c6f4-012f-04b9-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1736: Creator Born
  • 1765: Creator Died
  • 1791: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The prodigal son in misery." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1791-08. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1093-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The prodigal son in misery." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1093-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1791-08). The prodigal son in misery. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1093-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The prodigal son in misery.