Whore of Babylon and Fall of Babylon

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: Whore of Babylon and Fall of Babylon

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Description: The whore of Babylon rides the beast with cup in hand, while being worshiped by the kings of the earth. At the top, two angels drop a giant millstone, as Babylon (Rome) burns in the background. The monograms of the artist, Christoffel van Sichem (1546-1624), Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), and an engraver’s knife are located at the bottom left.

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