A man scatters seeds; representing the Biblical parable of the sower; here referring to the "ministry of the word", preaching. Etching by C. Murer after himself, c. 1600-1614.
- Murer, Christoph, 1558-1614.
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Bible. N.T. Matthew 12.3; Mark 4.1; Luke 8.4. There is a companion print in the same series, showing Satan sowing "fraus", "plasphemia", "superstitio", "ebrietas" and "crudelitas" (referring to Matthew 13.24, on the enemy sowing weeds among good seed)
Zurich : Johann Rudolf Wolf, 1622.
1 print : etching.
Thea Vignau-Wilberg, 'Christoph Murer und die "XL. Emblemata miscella nova"' (Bern : Benteli Verlag, 1982)
Wellcome Library no. 26701i