Requires Photography

Tobias Frightened by the Fish

mid 17th century
Herman van Swanevelt (Netherlandish, about 1600–1655)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 68; Hollstein 3, iv/iv (the shading below Swanevelt's name has been re-engraved, and the number "2" is not visible)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.7 x 20.4 cm (5 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.)(with thread margins all around)

Accession Number

P8086

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund