Florentine school of painting, beginning of XVII century.

Small painting of great delicacy and at the same time expressive freedom.

34cm*31cm

Oil on canvas.

Relined and restored

One of the most popular subjects of renaissance paintings.

In the story, a faithful man named Tobit sends his son Tobias to go to a foreign country to retrieve some money from a family member. Raphael  rescues the Tobias from being devoured by a great fish. Raphael then uses the fish’s gall to miraculously heal Tobias’s father Tobit of blindness.