Raising 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: Raising the Cross

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Description: Jesus is lifted up on the cross. A man behind Jesus prepares to place a sign on the cross that reads “INRI.” The image is accompanied by citations of Song of Solomon 7, Zechariah 13, and Psalm 21. The monogram of the artist, Christoffel van Sichem (1546-1624), engraver's knife and initials, MHem., are located in the upper left corner of the image.

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