Jesus Seated in Heaven

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: Jesus Seated in Heaven

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Description: Jesus is seated in Heaven, surrounded by angles with God the Father above him holding a globus cruciger and the Holy Spirit below him, represented by a dove. On Jesus’ right is John the Baptist and on his left is his mother Mary. At the base of the image the Pope, indicated by a triple tiara, sits on the left while others read and discuss the Word of God. Includes the monogram of the woodcutter, Christoffel van Sichem II (1577-1658); his son, Christoffel van Sichem III (1618-1659), may have collaborated with him on these images, and engraver’s knife on the center right.

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