Leiden 1625/26 – 1679
The wedding night of Tobias and Sarah
81 x 123 cm
Inv.nr. 112a-1946, Cat. nr.155
Used to be two different paintings, joined in 1996. Left part owned by “‘s Rijks dienst voor verspreide kunstvoorwerpen”.
Steen’s teacher Knupfer produced a Tobias and Sara that was his example for this scene.
For the story, see the biblical book of Tobit.