Death of Jezebel

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Death of Jezebel

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Description: Jezebel is eaten by dogs beside a sarcophagus full of bones, as two people watch from the window and in the background, a teacher gives a lesson to a group of men. The Latin superscription reads, "The fallacy of pleasing form and vain beauty" and the text below, "What verdict remains for you concerning the flowering of beauty? That flower, though now divine, tomorrow will live in Avernus (the underworld)".

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