The Archangel Leaving the Family of Tobias (1637) by Rembrandt van Rijn

The Archangel Leaving the Family of Tobias - Rembrandt van Rijn - 1637

Artwork Information

TitleThe Archangel Leaving the Family of Tobias
ArtistRembrandt van Rijn
MediumOil on wood
Dimensions26 x 20 1/2" (66 x 52 cm)
Current LocationMusée du Louvre, Paris

About The Archangel Leaving the Family of Tobias

The Archangel Leaving The Family Of Tobias is considered one of the prime examples of Rembrandt Van Rijn’s mastery in using light and texture to evoke emotions in his paintings. This 1637 oil on panel painting depicts the story of the Book of Tobit, highlighting the Archangel Raphael guiding Tobias and his family as they embark on a journey.

Rembrandt, known for being one of Europe’s greatest painters during the Dutch Golden Age, created this artwork with absolute finesse by infusing intricate details and colors that capture the essence of each character in their surroundings. This painting is a must-see at Louvre museum in Paris.

Several art reproduction companies offer hand-painted oil paintings on canvas or premium canvas prints with gold or antique gold finishes frames for those who want to savor Rembrandt’s masterpiece.

MutualArt provides information about auction prices in estimates and realized amounts for original versions and an etching rendition. However, enthusiasts suggest that visiting this work-of-art personally will allow them to be transported into a world where faith meets beauty through Rembrandt’s hands.

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