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Tobias and the Angel, from Six Landscape Subjects from the Old Testament

A work made of etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on paper.




Anthonie Waterloo
Dutch, c. 1610-1690

About this artwork

Anthonie Waterloo was a self-taught artist from Lille who settled in the Netherlands in 1640. He is known for his animated landscapes, created with strong accents of light and solid forms. This charming print was one of six landscapes dealing with Old Testament subjects created by Waterloo.


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Anthonie Waterloo


Tobias and the Angel, from Six Landscape Subjects from the Old Testament


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Etching on paper


Image: 29.5 × 25 cm (11 5/8 × 9 7/8 in.); Plate: 29.8 × 25.2 cm (11 3/4 × 9 15/16 in.); Sheet: 31.9 × 27.5 cm (12 9/16 × 10 7/8 in.)

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Anonymous gift

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