The Prodigal Son Driven Out, by Callot (1635)

The Prodigal Son Driven Out, by Callot (1635)

Title

The Prodigal Son Driven Out, by Callot (1635)

Creator

Callot, Jacques (c. 1592-1635)

Date

1635

Description

The prodigal son driven out of the house of the prostitutes. It is an engraving in a series of five. Notice the procuress on the stairs, the only engraving portraying a procuress in the series. This engraving influenced Murillo's painting of the same theme.

Other titles: The Ruin, The Prodigal Son is Ruined (L'Enfant Prodigue est ruiné).

Format

Engraving,
Dimensions: 6.2 × 8.2 cm (plate), 6.5 × 8.6 cm (sheet)

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This image is related with the image The Prodigal Son Driven Out, by Murillo (1660, c.)

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