On December 9th took place the conference “Spiritual and theological interpretation of the Prodigal Son” in the Olympus Tours Foundation Gallery, in charge of the Father Luis Pablo Garza. Meanwhile the Honorary Consul of the Netherlands Ingrid Bosman presented the life and work of Rembrandt.
This conference main goal was to promote interest and the knowledge towards art, in this case, the sacred art.
“The Return of the Prodigal Son” work of the Dutch painter Rembrandt (1606-1669) was made of oil on canvas and was painted in 1662. The original painting, measures 2.62cm in high and 2.62cm in width, it’s currently on display at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg (Russia).
A famous version of this painting was displayed in the Olympus Gallery, inspired by the parable of the prodigal son from the bible. The scene represents the climax of forgiveness of the father towards the son who regrets his conduct.