The Return of the Prodigal Son

Book Title: Figures des histoires de la Saincte Bible, accompagnees de briefs discours : contenans la plus grande partie des histoires sacrées du Vieil & Nouueau Testament, & des oeuures admirables du Dieu viuant, createur de ciel & de la terre, & de Iesu-Christ son fils vnique nostre sauueur & redemteur. : Pour l'exercice ordinaire des ames deuotes & contemplatives. : Le tout dedié au Roy tres-chrestien

Author: Leclerc, Jean, fl. 1573-1627

Image Title: The Return of the Prodigal Son

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Description: The prodigal son returns to his father’s house to hire himself out as a hired hand. However, his father rushes out to embrace his son and calls his servants to clothe him in fine attire and prepare a feast to celebrate his return. In the background, the elder son stands in the doorway, expressing his disapproval of the grace his father has shown toward his irresponsible brother.

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