Artist Details

Title: Tobias and the Angel



Medium: Woodcut

Copyright: Public Domain


Tobias was the only child of a blind holy man named Tobit and his wife, Anna, who were Jews from Nineveh. Tobit sent his young son Tobias on an errand to a distant land to collect money that were owed to him. As he started on his journey Tobias was met by the angel, Raphael, disguised as a man named Azarias.