The Massacre of the Innocents

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: The Massacre of the Innocents

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Description: A depiction of Herod's soldiers massacring all the male children two years of age and under in the vicinity of Bethlehem. Includes the monogram of the woodcutter, Christoffel van Sichem II (1577-1658); his son, Christoffel van Sichem III (1618-1659), may have collaborated with him on these images.

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