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Uyttenbroeck, Moses van
Tobias is Frightened by the Fish (The Hondius Edition); No. 2 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias Tobias is Frightened by the Fish (The Hondius Edition); No. 2 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias
1646 1646

In the mid-1640s, Hondius re-printed all four scenes found in Moses van Uyttenbroeck’s series related to the story of Tobias. This print reproduces Van Uyttenbroeck’s 1620 etching Tobias Surprised by the Fish. Since Van Uyttebroeck’s etchings were made available in multiple states, Hondius also published the works in their numerous states. In total, there are four states of Tobias Surprised by the Fish. The current work represents the fourth state of this subject. In comparison to the second state (an impression of which can also be found in the Agnes’s collections), a row of lines has been added at the top of the composition and a group of bushy trees now populates the hilly landscape in the distance.

 
Uyttenbroeck, Moses van
The Hague, Netherlands 1600-The Hague, Netherlands 1646 The Hague, Netherlands 1600-The Hague, Netherlands 1646
Tobias is Frightened by the Fish (The Hondius Edition); No. 2 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias Tobias is Frightened by the Fish (The Hondius Edition); No. 2 in a series of 4: The Story of Tobias
1646 1646
Etching, state 4 of 4 Etching, state 4 of 4
overall: 12.8 cm x 18.3 cm
Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010 Purchase, Bader Acquisition Fund, 2010
53-046.086

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