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Moeyaert, Claes Cornelisz
The Return of Tobias; No. 3 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias The Return of Tobias; No. 3 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias
n.d. n.d.

The bold effect of this small print of the moving scene of Tobias’s reunion with his family depends on an unusually blunt contrast of light and shade accentuating the figures, giving it a slightly Expressionistic quality. Moeyaert initially established himself as a history painter with a strong preference for scenes from the Old Testament. He later began to produce etchings in a similar vein, typically set in bucolic landscapes or with Italianate architecture.

 
Moeyaert, Claes Cornelisz
Durgerdam, Netherlands 1591–Amsterdam, Netherlands 1655 Durgerdam, Netherlands 1591–Amsterdam, Netherlands 1655
The Return of Tobias; No. 3 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias The Return of Tobias; No. 3 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias
n.d. n.d.
Etching, state 1 of 2 Etching, state 1 of 2
overall: 11.5 cm x 19 cm
Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010 Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010
53-046.058

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