Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

An angel leads Habakkuk to bring food to Daniel in the lions' den. Etching by A. Zucchi after S. Manaigo after G. Porta, il Salviati.

  • Porta, Giuseppe, approximately 1520-approximately 1576
  • Pictures

About this work


An episode in an addition to the narrative in the book of Daniel. Habakkuk, in Judaea, is told by the angel of the Lord to take food to Daniel, who has been placed in the lion's den in Babylon at the command of Darius. Habakkuk is transported to Babylon and gives Daniel the food to sustain him


[Venice] (in Rialto) : Per Domenico Louisa, [1720?]

Physical description

1 print : etching, oval on rectangular plate ; platemark 39.8 x 51 cm


L'angelo che conduce Abacuch à dar soccorso à Daniele frà leoni. Opera di Giuseppe Salviati ora nel coro di S. Maria della Salute in Venetia. Silvestro Manaigo delineò. Andrea Zucchi sculp.


Wellcome Library no. 3046055i



  • Italian

Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

Permanent link