Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606 – 1669

Tobias Scared by the Fish

drawing with pen and brush (20 × 27 cm) — ca. 1654 Museum Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn biography

This work is linked to Tobit 6:2

Tags: Tobit | Raphael

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When Tobias washes his feet a large fish jumps appears and scares him. His companion tells him to catch the fish, and to take out its heart, liver and gall. When Tobias has done so, they eat the fish and continue their journey.

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