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Sculptor:
Warneke, Heinz 1895-1983  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: granite; Base: possibly limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Washington National Cathedral Public Affairs Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues, N. W Bishop's Garden, east end of Rose Garden Washington District of Columbia 20016
Date:
1932-1939. Installed 1961. Dedicated Oct. 11, 1961
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pg. 506.
Michael Richman, SAAM curatorial assistant, 1967-1969.
Summary:
Depicts a seated figure of a bearded older man embracing the kneeling figure of a younger man.
Topic:
Religion--Old Testament--Prodigal Son  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75003638
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_6553