The Angel Raphael Takes Leave of Old Tobit and his Son Tobias  1618

by Pieter Lastman

Like so many other artists of the day Pieter Lastman went to Rome when his studies were completed. Here, he met artists such as the German painter Adam Elsheimer (1578-1610). Inspired by Elsheimer, Lastman adopted and developed the so-called cabinet pieces, small paintings showing scenes from the Bible, history, or mythology. [br] [b]The painting's story[/b] The story of...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark