Veil of Saint Veronica

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: Veil of Saint Veronica

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Description: The veil of Saint Veronica, with an image of Jesus wearing the crown of thorns. Surrounding the veil are the symbols of the four gospels (an angel for Matthew, a lion for Mark, an ox for Luke, and an eagle for John) and a cross with the inscription, “INRI,” which abbreviates the title that Pilate posted on the cross, “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.”.

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