Crown of Thorns

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: Crown of Thorns

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Description: Jesus is given a crown of thorns. The scene reflects Mark 15 rather than the depiction in Luke. The image is accompanied by citations of Isaiah 53 and Micah 3. The monogram of the artist, Christofferl van Sichem (1546-1624), and engraver's knife with initials, MHem., are located in the upper right corner of the image.

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