Beasts of Earth and Sea

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: Beasts of Earth and Sea

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Description: God looks on with pruning hook in hand as all the people of earth, whose names are not in the book of life, worship the seven-headed beast emerging from the sea, as another beast emerges from the earth. The monograms of the artist, Christoffel van Sichem (1546-1624), Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), and engraver’s knife are located at the bottom left.

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