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Titlethe killing of Abel: Cain slays him with a stone, a club or a jaw-bone, alternatively with a spade or another tool as weapon, the fume of Abel's sacrifice goes straight to heaven, whereas the smoke of Cain's offering is beaten down
TypeIllustration
Sizes115x91
MaterialWoodcut
ColourBlack
ArtistChristoffel (2) van Sichem
Oldest appearance in Biblia Sacra1657
Iconclass71A82,71A812
DPD0
Iconclass descriptionthe killing of Abel: Cain slays him with a stone, a club or a jaw-bone, alternatively with a spade or another tool as weapon, the fume of Abel's sacrifice goes straight to heaven, whereas the smoke of Cain's offering is beaten down

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Appearances

Amsterdam BVU XI.05043 (Genesis) 1 A4r
Show scan: Amsterdam BVU XI.05043 (Genesis) vol.1 p.A4r
Show edition: 1657.B.dut.PJP.a

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Scan: Utrecht UB MAZ 2176 (Genesis) vol.1 p.A4r
Show edition: 1657.B.dut.PJP.b

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References

Literature references

Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut 1977 Chapter 2 An Introduction to the Woodcuts of the Seventeenth Century, with a discussion of the German woodcut Broadsides of the Seventeenth Century (by Ingeborg Lehmann-Haupt), New York

Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut 1983 Christoffel van Sichem A Family of Dutch 17th Century Woodcut Artists, in: Hollstein's Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700, Vol. XXVII, Christoffel (1) van Sichem to Herman Specht, pp. 274-306

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