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TitleAhab is reproved by Elijah and asked to gather the priests of Baal on Mount Carmel for a contest, as Elijah prays, God sends fire which burns up not only his sacrifice but also the altar itself; the people fall prostrate, an altar is prepared by the Baal-worshippers and a bull is laid upon it; all the priests' cries, wild dances and self-mutilations are in vain (sacrifice on Mount Carmel)
TypeIllustration
Sizes107x89
MaterialWoodcut
ColourBlack
ArtistChristoffel (2) van Sichem
Oldest appearance in Biblia Sacra1657
Iconclass71M36,71M4321,71M431
DPD0
Iconclass descriptionAhab is reproved by Elijah and asked to gather the priests of Baal on Mount Carmel for a contest, as Elijah prays, God sends fire which burns up not only his sacrifice but also the altar itself; the people fall prostrate, an altar is prepared by the Baal-worshippers and a bull is laid upon it; all the priests' cries, wild dances and self-mutilations are in vain (sacrifice on Mount Carmel)

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Appearances

Amsterdam BVU XI.05043 (I Kings) 1 Qq1v
Show scan: Amsterdam BVU XI.05043 (I Kings) vol.1 p.Qq1v
Show edition: 1657.B.dut.PJP.a

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Scan: Utrecht UB MAZ 2176 (I Kings) vol.1 p.Qq1v
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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