The Return of the Prodigal Son is an oil painting by Rembrandt. It is among the Dutch master’s final works, depicting the moment of the prodigal son’s return to his father in the Biblical parable. Rembrandt was moved by the parable, and he made a variety of drawings, etchings, and paintings on the theme that spanned decades.
About the Artist
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606–1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. Rembrandt’s works depict a wide range of style and subject matter, from portraits and self-portraits to landscapes, genre scenes, allegorical and historical scenes, biblical themes as well as animal studies. His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age.
Image size: 6 x 11
Art size including frame: 9.5 x 14.5
Fade resistant up to 50 years
Lightweight, glassless frame