Tobit and Anna with the Kid, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1626

Tobit and Anna with the Kid, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1626

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Tobit’s blindness has condemned him and his wife to a life of grinding poverty: his once expensive tabard is torn and tattered. When Anna comes home with a kid, a reward for her hard work, Tobit thinks she has stolen it. In desperation, he prays God to grant him a quick death. Anna looks on in bewilderment.

On display in room 2.8 Dogs and cats Biblical scenes Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

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