The subject is from the apocryphal Book of Tobit: Tobit's son Tobias, accompanied by the Archangel Raphael, carries the fish that he will use to cure his father's blindness.


  • Title: Tobias and the Angel
  • Creator Lifespan: 1756 - 1811
  • Date: Before 1811
  • Physical Dimensions: w208 x h203 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Work Nationality: British
  • Support: Oak panel
  • Provenance: London, Sir Francis Bourgeois, 1811; Bourgeois Bequest, 1811.
  • Artist: Bourgeois, Sir Peter Francis
  • Acquisition Method: Bourgeois, Sir Peter Francis (Bequest, 1811)

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