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How Jonah Left the Fish

Jonah 2:11 in Art


Klaas Spronk, EABS, Lisbon
2008
The sluggish fish

Jan Breughel 1600


Bruno de Roeck, 1966
The fearsome fish

Giulio Pippi, 1531


Pieter Lastman, 1621
Tintoretto, 1578
Anonymous, 1647
The praying prophet
Bible illustration, 1477
Germany, 15th century
Cologne, 1450
Modern icon
Karen Whitehill, “Joanna – Joan Blondell”
The terrified prophet
Jakob Steinhardt, 1953
Salvador Dali, 1975
Biblia Pauperum
Gent, 1496
Wayne Forte, 2002
Alternatives

Barry Moser, ca.


Pupil of Rembrandt?
Peterborough Psalter,
14th century
East Mediterraenean, 6th century
Lindegaard, 2003
Eugene Abeshaus, “Jonah in Haifa Port” (1979)