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The angel Raphael curing the blindness of Tobit. Oil painting by Hendrick Martensz. Sorgh, 16--.

  • Sorgh, Hendrik Maertensz., 1610 or 1611-1670.
Date
1600-1699
Reference
44826i
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Description

Tobias stands on the right, holding the medicinal fish gall applied by Raphael to the eyes of Tobit. Between Raphael and Tobias stands Anna, praying for success. On the far right, a woman tends the fire (to boil water for the operation?)

Publication/Creation

1600-1699

Physical description

1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 44 x 63 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44826i


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