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Christ in Limbo, plate 131 from P. Jeronimo Nadal, Evangelicae Historiea Imagines (Antwerp, 1593)
Christ in Limbo, plate 131 from P. Jeronimo Nadal, Evangelicae Historiea Imagines (Antwerp, 1593)
Date:
1593
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
14.8 x 10.9 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.14981
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Jesus, in a cloud of angels, descends from the surface of the earth through the circles of hell past supplicants and the souls in limbo and purgatory to the inferno where the devil Lucifer sits comfortably on a nude woman. On earth are castles and towns.