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Return of the Prodigal Son

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Return of the Prodigal Son

20th century
258 x 336 mm (10.2 x 13.2 in.)

Thomas Hart Benton, American, (1889–1975)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: From edition of 250; published by Associated American Artists, New York.
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “Benton”; signed on stone, lower right: “Benton”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donors from Associated American Artists, New York, NY.
Bibliography: Fath 29; Benton 12 (Library of Congress catalog, p. 65); see bibliographic attachment from original mat on DAC catalog card; D’Oench, Prodigal Son Narratives 1480–1980 (Yale University Art Gallery and Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1995), cat. no. 28, p. 26.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis O. Mink, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.44.1

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  • Bible
  • drought - A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently prolonged that a serious hydraulic imbalance occurs, such as crop damage or reduced water supply. [March 1993 scope note added. November 1992 descriptor moved.]
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • New Testament
  • parables - Use for short, fictitious stories that illustrate a moral attitude or religious principle. W [November 1992 descriptor moved. October 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Prodigal Son
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]

  • image Dimensions: 258 x 336 mm (10.2 x 13.2 in.)

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