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Tobias and the Angel, Circle of Carlo Antonio Tavella (1668-1738).

Oil on canvas, 123cm by 114.5cm.

The story of Tobias and the Angel is drawn from the Book of Tobit, a book of scripture which is part of the Catholic and Orthodox biblical canon.

Tavella was born in Milan, but was active mainly in Genoa. He helped to decorate the Palazzo Franchi and also worked for some time as a landscape artist.

 

REFERENCE: PIC175

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