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The Prodigals Return

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This beautiful and dramatic painting reflects the biblical story 'The Prodigal Son' in female terms and is a prime example of Victorian genre painting.

 

Oil painting of a female lying in the snow in front of a doorway in which stands a woman with a child.

Materials/Media:
oil on canvas, framed
Dimensions:
height 1540mm, width 1230mm
Source:
Annan Museum
Accession number:
ANNMUS:21
Digital Number:
HRFA006n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council