The Adolescence of Christ

Book Title: Historiæ Biblicæ Veteris et Novi Testamenti : junioribus ad faciliorem eruditionem, senioribus ad vivaciorem memoriam, divini verbi præconibus ad celeriorem reminiscentiam, omnibus ad utilem sanctámque in curiositatem in centum frugiferis foliis exhibitæ / à Josepho & Joanne Klauber

Author: Klauber, Joseph Sebastian, ca. 1700-1768

Image Title: The Adolescence of Christ

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Description: This image depicts Mary and Joseph searching for Jesus among the people leaving Jerusalem. At the bottom to the left Mary and Joseph find the adolescent Jesus in the Temple, sitting among the teachers, while at the bottom to the right the righteous man Simeon blesses Jesus in the Temple. In the bottom-left is the massacre of the innocents, whileatn the bottom-right Jesus works in the shop of his father Joseph, a carpenter. To the left an angel appears to Joseph and warns him to flee to Egypt with Mary and the new-born Jesus. To the right Joseph flees to Egypt with Mary and the new-born Jesus.

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