The Prodigal Son amind the Swine, Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
The Prodigal Son amind the Swine
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Albrecht Dürer

The Prodigal Son amind the Swine, ca. 1496


Blatt
243 x 189 mm
Inventory Number
33378
Object Number
33378 D
Acquisition
Donated by Johann David Passavant (before 1861)
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Prodigal Son amind the Swine
Artist
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert unten Mitte: AD
Work Catalogues
  • Bartsch VII.49.28
  • Meder 1932.80.28, a
  • Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 1.45.9
  • Hollstein German VII.25.29
  • TIB 1001.028

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Donated by Johann David Passavant (before 1861)

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 15,15-19

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73C86451 the prodigal son repents his former life and prays
  • 31A233 kneeling figure
  • 31A25221 hands folded with fingers knit
Secondary

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Last update

24.11.2020