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Religion in Art: Old Testament
The Story of Tobias, Plate 2: Tobias Catching the Fish
6 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. (16.8 x 20 cm)
Jan van de Velde, II,
Moyses van Wtenbrouck,
Medium and Support:
Etching and Engraving
Label from “Between Heaven and Hades: Journeys in Renaissance and Baroque Prints”, La Salle University Art Museum, September 13 - December 15, 2017:
A guardian angel accompanies the Old Testament character Tobias on his mission to retrieve resources to help with his family’s financial well-being and his father’s health. In this image, the angel instructs Tobias to catch the fish that will provide medicine for his father Tobit.
Storage : Works on Paper : 14x18 : 2.3.40
- Between Heaven and Hades: Journeys in Renaissance and Baroque Prints, Curated by Dr. Klare Scarborough and Dr. Susan Dixon, La Salle University Art Museum, September 13 - December 15, 2017.
Dimensions: 6 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. (16.8 x 20 cm)
Dimensions: 14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm)
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