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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:
Tobias and the Angel
Date:
ca. 1685
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/16 x 6 9/16 inches (12.8 x 16.7 cm), Plate: 4 11/16 x 6 1/4 inches (11.9 x 15.9 cm), and Image: 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches (11.4 x 15.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower right: "O"

collector's stamp of George Ambrose Cardew, in black ink, on back, center right: "G. A. C."

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Ællsheimer pinx : ISmith fe :"; lower center: "Cum privilegio Regis"; lower right: "Alexr. Browne excudit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11476
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | Bible | boy | dogs (animals) | duck | fish | horse (animal) | journey | landscape | men | Old Testament | ox | religious and mythological subject | river | shepherds | staffs (walking sticks) | Tobias and the angel Raphael continue their journey; usually Tobias carrying the fish | Tobias and the angel Raphael travelling, accompanied by Tobias' dog | togas | travel | trees | walking | wings (costume accessories)
Associated People:
Raphael (Archangel)
Tobias, son of Tobit and Anna
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31044
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