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Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh.	 Der verlorene Sohn im Elend, um 1520    The Prodigal Son in Poverty

Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh. Der verlorene Sohn im Elend, um 1520 The Prodigal Son in Poverty

"The world and its enticement are passing away. But whoever does the will of God remains forever." 1 John 2:17 // The Return of the Prodigal Son / El regreso del hijo pródigo // Mid 16th century // Bernardino Licinio // National Museum of Art of Romania

"The world and its enticement are passing away. But whoever does the will of God remains forever." 1 John 2:17 // The Return of the Prodigal Son / El regreso del hijo pródigo // Mid 16th century // Bernardino Licinio // National Museum of Art of Romania

A 16th century North European carved boxwood marriage sheath, probably Dutch or Flemish, dated 1582 carved to the front with scenes from the Fall and Expulsion from Eden, the rear with scenes from the Parable of the Prodigal Son, the sides carved with the twelve apostles above the date and initials 'W.G.W' on one side and a merchants mark and initials I.L within a cartouche to the other, applied mask in skullcap for rope attachment; with two fitted silver and ivory-mounted steel-bladed…

A 16th century North European carved boxwood marriage sheath, probably Dutch or Flemish, dated 1582 carved to the front with scenes from the Fall and Expulsion from Eden, the rear with scenes from the Parable of the Prodigal Son, the sides carved with the twelve apostles above the date and initials 'W.G.W' on one side and a merchants mark and initials I.L within a cartouche to the other, applied mask in skullcap for rope attachment; with two fitted silver and ivory-mounted steel-bladed…

Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh.	 Der verlorene Sohn beim Spiel im Freudenhaus, um 1520    The Prodigal Son in a Brothel Gambling

Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh. Der verlorene Sohn beim Spiel im Freudenhaus, um 1520 The Prodigal Son in a Brothel Gambling

Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh.	 Der verlorene Sohn wird aus dem Freudenhaus vertrieben, um 1520    The Prodigal Son Being Thrown out of the Brothel

Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh. Der verlorene Sohn wird aus dem Freudenhaus vertrieben, um 1520 The Prodigal Son Being Thrown out of the Brothel

Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh.	 Der verlorene Sohn im Elend, um 1520    The Prodigal Son in Poverty

Niederländischer Meister, 16. Jh. Der verlorene Sohn im Elend, um 1520 The Prodigal Son in Poverty

The Return of the Prodigal Son, Tournai, c 1520, wool and silk tapestry, Musee du Moyen Age, Paris, detail. One of the finest Zombie Horses in European art.

The Return of the Prodigal Son, Tournai, c 1520, wool and silk tapestry, Musee du Moyen Age, Paris, detail. One of the finest Zombie Horses in European art.

The Return of the Prodigal Son, Tournai, c 1520, wool and silk tapestry, Musee du Moyen Age, Paris. Blue apron, and a white apron with blue tie or belt.

The Return of the Prodigal Son, Tournai, c wool and silk tapestry, Musee du Moyen Age, Paris. Detail: love the blue apron.

Attributed to an Anonymous Workshop, British, London. The Prodigal Son Driven out by Harlots from a set of six of The Parable of the Prodigal Son (front) | Persecution of Protestants in the 16th & 17th centuries caused many Flemish tapestry weavers to flee to England. The parable of the prodigal son was traditionally understood as a warning against the pitfalls of depravity and excess; however, his wearying journey and desire to return home may also have resonated with displaced weavers.

Textile/Tapestry ~ Anonymous Workshop ~ British, London ~ early c. ~ The Prodigal Son Driven out by Harlots from a set of six ~ Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1954 ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art

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