Book Title:Biblia, das ist: Die gantze H. Schrifft, Altes und Neues Testaments teutsch, Herrn Doct. Martin Luthers S. Mit den Summarien Herrn Johann Sauberti und beygefügtem vielfältigem, lehrreichem Nutzen aller und jeder Capiteln von Herrn D. Salomon Glassen, etc. ... Samt einer Vorrede Herrn Johann Michael Dilherrns ... Mit Chur- Fürstlichen Sächsischem Privilegio
Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546, tr.
Image Title: Jacob's Burial
Scripture Reference: Genesis 22, 50
Description: Joseph’s family and those from Pharaoh’s court mourn, as Jacob’s body is lowered into a grave in Canaan (Machpelah). The monogram of the engraver (LG), along with the engraver’s knife, has been placed in the lower right portion of the woodcut. This image is flanked by Jesus holding an orb (left) and Abraham about to offer Isaac as a sacrifice. The symbols for the four Gospels are placed above (Matthew and Mark) and below (John and Luke) the left panel, while the angel (who prevented Abraham from slaying Isaac) and the ram and censer are shown above and below the right panel.
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