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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Adam Elsheimer, 1578–1610, German
Published by Alexander Browne, active 1659–1706, British
Title:

Tobit and the Angel

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 4 7/8 × 6 3/8 inches (12.4 × 16.2 cm) and Image: 4 1/2 × 6 1/4 inches (11.4 × 15.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "432a"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "43"

Lettered, lower left: "Aellsheimer pinx: J Smith fe:"; lettered, lower center: "Cum privilegio Regis"; lettered, lower right: "Alexr. Browne excudit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1044
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | boy | crossing | dog | fish | healing | horse (animal) | instructions | livestock | men | Old Testament | reflection | religious and mythological subject | river | staff | stones | traveling | trees
Associated People:
Tobias
Raphael
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22734
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