• Title: The Prodigal Son. The Departure.
  • Creator: Possibly by Alexandre Bida
  • Date Created: 1874
  • Subject Keywords: American Studies, animals, birds, dogs, horses, Prodigal Son, religions
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed or inscribed in block, lower left: “Bida”; signed or inscribed in block, lower right: “Hovenden C. Madran”[?]; printed below image: “THE PRODIGAL SON. THE DEPARTURE. SEE PAGE 146.”; adhered to back page of issue: small piece of colored paper printed “316 W G Atwater Jun 74” [distributor or retailer’s stock-aging slip?]
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Weedon Endowment funds, 2001
  • Materials & Techniques: Wood engraving on wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 4, no. 13, Saturday 28 March 1874; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, including part one of a retelling by Rev. William Arnott of the prodigal son story, pp. 146–47
  • Dimensions: 1895
  • Associated People: Possibly by Alexandre Bida (French, 1823-1895)
  • Accession Number: 2001.14.5

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