The hollow eyes of blind Tobit are anointed with fish gall by Tobias. Engraving by S.F. Ravenet, 1767, after R. Earlom after Agostino Carracci.
- Carracci, Agostino, 1557-1602
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Bible. Apocrypha. Tobit 11.13. The angel informs Tobias that the liver and heart of the fish will cure demoniac possession, while the gall will cure blindness. The fish had threatened to swallow Tobias (Tobit 6.2), but the writer tells us only that it was "a large fish"
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