The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany

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 Anointing of Jesus at Bethany

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Description: This image of the events in Luke 7 depicts (A) Capernaum, (B) a Pharisee inviting Jesus to eat, (C) The Pharisees and Jesus at table, (D) A woman (identified as Mary Magdalene) washing Jesus’ feet and drying them with her hair, (E) the objection of the Pharisee, (F) Jesus’ answer, (G) The servants, and (H) The parable of the two creditors. The the monogram of the artist, Christoffel van Sichem (1546-1624), appears on a pot in the lower left-hand corner of the image.

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