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Tobias rubbing 'fish-gall' ointment on his father's eyes (Tobit) as instructed by the archangel, Raphael, to restore his eyesight, while his mother and dog look on. Line engraving after Rembrandt (?).

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1 print : line engraving

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Tobia de felle Piscis linuit. ...

Notes

Story of Tobit, Tobias and Raphael taken from the Apocrypha, for further reference see "the Apocrypha", Cambridge, 1894-95, chap. Tobit, pgs. 111-114 & pgs. 126-127

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Lettering has been torn away and illegiable

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Wellcome Library no. 16385i

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Rembrandt used this subject matter many times in his work

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