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Jonah about to be consumed by the Whale.
Jonah and the Whale
Ink
17 x 15
2016

Another of the Bible's most iconic and identifiable images, few renditions of Jonah and the Whale capture the primordial terror the scene can truly provoke.

My attempt shows a comparatively minuscule Jonah, who looks ready to be consumed not just by the fearsome whale, but by the churning and abysmal waters around him.

"And the LORD appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights."

- Jonah 1:17