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A history of the world in 10 1/2 chapters (Julian Barnes): Jonah and the Whale

Giotto, Jonah swallowed by the whale, 1304-06, Fresco, Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua
Byzantine iconography of Jonah and the Whale
 
 
 

Jan Brueghel the Elder 1568 – 1625: Jonah Leaving the Whale


Jonah and the whale; stormy seascape with Jonah thrown into the sea by his companions from a small boat with a tattered sail, the whale surfacing to blow in left foreground; after Peter Paul Rubens (Etching)


Jonah Thrown into the Sea, by Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640)

 

 

Jonah and the Whale

Jonah is a fresco painted in a prominent position on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in The Vatican Palace, Rome by Michelangelo in 1512.


Salvador Dali: Jonah and the Whale. Engraving. 1978

St. John’s Church in Gouda, Netherlands