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Jonathan’s Token to David


Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton of Stretton


c. 1868

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G357
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 67 1/2 x 49 in. (171.45 x 124.46 cm) (canvas)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Old Testament. After the prophet Samuel anointed David as King Saul's successor, Saul became jealous and plotted David's death. David's loyal friend Jonathan (Saul's son) is preparing to shoot three arrows as a warning to David who is hiding in a field. J
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 74.71
Artist: Frederic Leighton, British, 1830 - 1896
Role: Artist
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, 1830 - 1896
Added to Site: February 28, 2009