The Return of the Prodigal Son : 1669 – Rembrandt

Is there a more emotional human trait than the act of redemption? That is the subject of Rembrandt’s masterpiece, “Return of the Prodigal Son.” The painting is based on the biblical parable as related by Jesus in the book of Luke 15:11–32. The story tells of two sons of a prosperous man. The youngest asks … Continue reading The Return of the Prodigal Son : 1669 – Rembrandt