Jonah and the Whale

Jürgen Kunkel1687

Swedish History Museum

Swedish History Museum
Stockholm, Sweden

Painting from the south, Epistle side of the ceiling in Eksjö old church demolished in 1887. The image shows Jonah and the Wahle (Jonah 1:1-13). The painting was made by Jürgen Kunkel in 1687 based on an engraving by Matthäus Merian the Elder from 1630.


  • Title: Jonah and the Whale
  • Creator: Jürgen Kunkel
  • Date Created: 1687
  • Location Created: Eksjö, Sweden
  • Physical Dimensions: Approx. 3800 x 4400 mm
  • Subject Keywords: Church paintings
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: Swedish History Museum

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