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The Return of the Prodigal Son (Le retour de l'enfant prodigue)  1894

by James Tissot

Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper [br]Image: 8 11/16 x 5 1/2 in. (22.1 x 14 cm) Brooklyn Museum Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.185 In this parable, a young man leaves the comfort of family, wanders foreign lands, and resorts to begging after wasting a fortune through debauchery. Returning, he receives the embrace of his father, who warmly ...
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