[The Prodigal Son returns to his Father]Filius Prodigus revertitur ad Patrem suum
Engraving, sheet 205 x 305mm (8 x 12"). Trimmed inside platemark; paper tone and wrinkling; later hand-colouring.
Final plate from a continental set of prints showing the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32), who wastes his fortune and is reduced to penury before returning to his father, who forgives him and welcomes him back. The story was usually depicited in sets of four or six plates.
[Ref: 34233] £160.00