Parable of the prodigal son, by Master of the Prodigal Son (1550, c.)

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Title

Parable of the prodigal son, by Master of the Prodigal Son (1550, c.)

Creator

Master of the Prodigal Son (c. 1530-1560)

Date

1550, c.

Description

Representation of the prodigal son parable in the house of the prostitutes. Notice the old woman or procuress on the right side of the painting as the prodigal son is driven out of the house. Notice the caged parrot on the door (second image enlarged), used to indicate from the outside that it was a brothel.

Format

Oil on oak.
Dimensions: 128.5 × 214.5 cm

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