Bernardo Strozzi, Tobias Curing His Father's Blindness

1630-35
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession 57.23

Instructed by St. Raphael at his back, Tobias rubs the gall of a fish into his father Tobit's eyes, curing his blindness. On the left are his wife and the dog that accompanied Raphael and Tobias on their journey to Media. The story is told in the deuterocanonical Book of Tobit.

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Photographed at the museum by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.