Simon Carries the Cross

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: Simon Carries the Cross

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Description: Simon of Cyrene is ordered to carry Jesus' cross after Jesus falls under its weight. Includes the monogram of the woodcutter, Christoffel van Sichem II (1577-1658) in the top left corner; his son, Christoffel van Sichem III (1618-1659), may have collaborated with him on these images.

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