Angel Appears to Joseph

Book Title: Het Nieuwe Testament ons salichmaeckers Iesv Christi, mitsgaders d'epistelen : wt het Oude Testament, soo die door 't jaer in den dienst der h. kercke ghelesen worden. / Oversien ende verbetert na den laetsten Roomschen text, door den eerw. H. Henricus van den Leemputte, Licentiaet in de h. Godheyt. Verciert met veel schoone figueren, gesneden door Christoffel van Sichem, voor P.I.P.

Author: Leemputte, Henricus van den, 1588-1657

Image Title: Angel Appears to Joseph

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Description: An angel appears to Joseph in a dream and instructs him to take the newborn Jesus and Mary to Egypt in order to flee the wrath of Herod. Includes the monogram of the woodcutter, Christoffel van Sichem II (1577-1658) in the bottom middle; his son, Christoffel van Sichem III (1618-1659), may have collaborated with him on these images.

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