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The Prodigal Son


David Teniers, the Younger


c. 1640

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G312
The Prodigal Son, David Teniers, the Younger
The Prodigal Son: Gallery Label - Current
: The Prodigal Son: Teniers and Ghezzi
: The Prodigal Son by Teniers the Younger
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on copper
Size: 22 1/2 x 30 1/2 in. (57.15 x 77.47 cm) (canvas)
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture: Europe, Netherlands
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Signature LL: [D. Teniers ft.]
Physical Description: New Testament parable (Luke 15:11-32): A lively scene showing the Prodigal Son at supper with courtesans at an inn, accompanied by servants and musicians. The room, whose light source comes from a high leaded window on the left, is filled with many stil
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 45.8
Artist: David Teniers, Flemish, 1610 - 1694/96
Role: Artist
Nationality: Flemish
Life Dates: Flemish, 1610 - 1694/96
Added to Site: February 28, 2009