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A woodcut title-page and three hundred and forty-nine other woodcuts, illustrations to "Der zielen Lust-hof" (Leuven: Pieter Jacobsz. Paets, 1629) showing scenes from the New Testament, from the birth of Christ until the Passion, the title-page showing the title in an architectural frame with the jesuit decice at top; often with capital letters within the image referring to explanations of certain elements of the image in letterpress; Dutch letterpress; with woodcut initials and small woodcut decorations within the text; bound in a mottled leather cover, tool-gilted on the spine. 1629
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Height: 162 millimetres (each sheet, c.)
Width: 107 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Literature: B. Haeger, 'The Prodigal Son in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Art: Depictions of the Parable and the Evolution of a Catholic Image', in Simiolus 16 (1986), pp. 131-133.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Der zielen Lust-hof, Inhoudende I. Het leven ende lijden onses Heeren Iesu Christi, Met Meditatien daer op, uyt Ludovico de Ponte, Priester der Societeyt Iesu. II. De Wercken der Apostelen. III. De Openbaringe van St. Ian
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- Acquisition notes
- The name and date "Thomas Willement 1838" are inscribed in brown ink in the front cover. According to the register and the Bill Book, this was lot 66 in an unidentified Willement sale, where it was bought by Daniell for the BM for £1 6s.
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