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Maker Once Known; Savery, Jacob I (after)
Tobias and the Angel in a Mountainous Landscape with a bridge Tobias and the Angel in a Mountainous Landscape with a bridge
n.d. n.d.

The Alpine forest replaced the Bruegellian “world landscape” in Flemish art by the late 16th century. Here it provides the setting for the Archangel Raphael leading Tobias on his journey as depicted by Savery, who turned away from the older mode represented by his teacher Hans Bol. With no documented trip south through mountains, Savery likely drew on the work of others, as well as on his own imagination, for his description of rocky forms and half-timber architecture.

 
Maker Once Known; Savery, Jacob I (after)
Kortrijk, Belgium 1566-Amsterdam, Netherlands 1603 Kortrijk, Belgium 1566-Amsterdam, Netherlands 1603
Tobias and the Angel in a Mountainous Landscape with a bridge Tobias and the Angel in a Mountainous Landscape with a bridge
n.d. n.d.
Etching, state 1 of 1 Etching, state 1 of 1
overall: 21.1 cm x 28.8 cm
Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010 Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010
53-046.074

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