Parable of the Sower

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: Parable of the Sower

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Description: A) Jesus arrives on Sea of Capernaum and is greeted by a crowd, B) Sower sows at direction of the master, C) Thief/devil sows weeds, D) Field has weeds among the wheat, E) Slaves meet with the householder, F) Householder explains let it grow, G) Wheat and weeds are allowed to grow, H) Grain is gathered and stored, I) Weeds are burned, K) Wheat is stored in barn. 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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