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Christ healing a man of leprosy. Woodcut, 1571, after Jost Amman.

Amman, Jost, 1539-1591.
[c. 1571]

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Bible. N.T. Matthew 8.2-3; Mark 1.40-42; Luke 5.12-13. The man with leprosy has a cloth over his mouth and a clapper (to make a noise to warn of his arrival) around his belt, along with a small disc. In the distance Christ approaches the city gates, where a group of people await him; one kneels before him


[Frankfurt am Main], [c. 1571]

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1 print : woodcut ; 10.5 x 14 cm.

Publications note

C. Becker, Jobst Amman, Leipzig 1854, no. 1.h.5
A. Andresen, Der Deutsche Peintre Graveur, vol. 1, Leipzig 1864, no. 184.5
Not in the Illustrated Bartsch
W. Schupbach, The Iconographic Collections of the Wellcome Institute Library, London 1989, pp. 14, 54


Wellcome Library no. 6i


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