Harrowing of Hell

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: Harrowing of Hell

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Description: The Harrowing of Hell presents Jesus with the resurrection banner, breaking down the gates of Hell and reaching down to rescue the souls in Hell. In the background Adam and Eve, as well as several demons, look on. The monogram of the artist, Christoffel van Sichem (1546-1624), appears to the middle right.

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