June 19, 2016

 In MOA Artwork of the Week

Sir Edward John Poynter (1836-1919), The Prodigal’s Return, 1869, oil on canvas, 47 ¼ x 36 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Ira and Mary Lou Fulton, 2005.

 

Happy Father’s Day!

 
“18 I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,
19 And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
20 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.”

Luke 15:18-20

 

See this piece by Sir Edward John Poynter in the upcoming exhibition, To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion.

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