The Harrowing of Hell

Book Title: Sanctissimi nominis Dei Sodalitas aduersus periuria et blasphemias / per D. Consaluum Ponce de Leon Hispalensem ...

Author: Ponce de Leon, Gundisalv. Maria, 16th cent.

Image Title: The Harrowing of Hell

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Description: Jesus is shown harrowing hell, or releasing the captives of death. At the base is a citation of the Vulgate of Psalm 107:14 (Vulgate, Psalm 106; “He brought them from darkness and the shadow of death”). The plate is number 42 in a series (lower right), and the artist’s monogram (AB) is at the lower right as well.

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