The Story of Tobias, Plate 3: Tobias and the Angel
6 5/8 x 8 in. (16.8 x 20.3 cm)
Jan van de Velde, II,
Moyses van Wtenbrouck,
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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, Tobias and the angel, accompanied by a loyal dog, return from their journey.