Prodigal Son.
 Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983

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Title:Prodigal Son
Notes:Warnecke was a German-born sculptor. The Prodigal Son sculpture is located in the Bishop's Garden of the Washington National Cathedral, Washington DC. It was exhibited during the 1939 New York World Fair and in major American museums. It was donated in 1961 to the National Cathedral by Coleman Jennings. [from Wikimedia Commons]
Date:approximately 1938
Artist:Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983
Building:Washington Cathedral
Object/Function:Sculpture, freestanding
Country:United States

Scripture:Luke 15:11-32
Lectionary links:CLent04
General Subject:Prodigal Son

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Attribution:Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983. Prodigal Son, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved March 29, 2020]. Original source:
Record Number:54690 Last Updated: 2019-03-28 15:42:00 Record Created: 2011-07-13 16:46:12
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition