ObeliskPeter Paul Rubens

Daniel in the Lions' Den

Daniel in the Lions' Den, 1616, Peter Paul Rubens
Daniel in the Lions' Den, zoomed in
224.2 cm330.5 cm

Daniel in the Lions' Den is a Rococo Oil on Canvas Painting created by Peter Paul Rubens from 1614 to 1616. It lives at the National Gallery of Art, Washington in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Lion. SourceDownload

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“Then said Daniel unto the king, O king, live for ever. My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions’ mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt.” (Daniel 6:21–22)

Reed Enger, "Daniel in the Lions' Den," in Obelisk Art History, Published February 20, 2016; last modified May 27, 2020, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/peter-paul-rubens/daniel-in-the-lions-den/.

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