Joseph and Family Return From Egypt to Nazareth

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: Joseph and Family Return From Egypt to Nazareth

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Description: Angels tell Joseph that Herod is dead and instruct Joseph to return home. Mary holds Jesus’ hand as they return. 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. The image also includes an engraver’s knife at the feet of Jesus.

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