Tobias and the Angel

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Tobias and the Angel is the title given to paintings and other artworks depicting a scene from the Book of Tobit in which Tobias, son of Tobit, meets an angel without realising he is an angel (5.5–6) and is then instructed by the angel what to do with a giant fish he catches (6.2–9).

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  1. "Catalogue entry" (in German). Retrieved 20 November 2020.

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