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The prodigal son taking leave of his father

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Title
The prodigal son taking leave of his father
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 1
Topics
Prodigal son (Parable)
Genres
Prints
Physical Description
Mezzotints
Extent: 1 print : mezzotint, col. ; 35 x 25 cm.
Description
A household scene focused around the image of a son parting from his father, who clasps his hand. The prodigal son is depicted in fine 18th century attire, including a top hat and a sword. The father wears a robe over his clothing. Pictured in the background are a woman seated at a table and a man carrying parcels to a carriage visible through the doorway.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 171290882
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16651565
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ce53ff70-c6f4-012f-4a16-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1736: Creator Born
  • 1765: Creator Died
  • 1791: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The prodigal son taking leave of his father" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1791-08. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1091-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The prodigal son taking leave of his father" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1091-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1791-08). The prodigal son taking leave of his father Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1091-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The prodigal son taking leave of his father