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Nieulandt, Willem van, II (after Paul Bril)
Tobias and the Angel in a Landscape with Ruins No. 25 in a series of 36: Italian Landscapes Tobias and the Angel in a Landscape with Ruins No. 25 in a series of 36: Italian Landscapes
n.d. n.d.

The Archangel Raphael guides Tobias, accompanied by his faithful dog. They are relegated to the lower right corner, but accentuated by light to distinguish them from the many other travellers shown. Bril ranks as the preeminent Flemish landscapist of the period, long active in Rome, where he gained Papal patronage. His imaginary view combines ancient ruins and the topography of the Roman campagna, moving the viewer through space and conjuring a lively rhythm. Van Nieulandt reaches a high aesthetic note here, sensitively conveying a wide range of textures and effects from the design of his teacher.

 
Nieulandt, Willem van, II (after Paul Bril)
Antwerp, Belgium 1584–Amsterdam, Netherlands around 1635 Antwerp, Belgium 1584–Amsterdam, Netherlands around 1635
Tobias and the Angel in a Landscape with Ruins No. 25 in a series of 36: Italian Landscapes Tobias and the Angel in a Landscape with Ruins No. 25 in a series of 36: Italian Landscapes
n.d. n.d.
Etching, state 2 of 5 Etching, state 2 of 5
overall: 23.4 cm x 31.3 cm
Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010 Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010
53-046.061

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