ConfirmationA Catholic Christian

Confirmation. Two boys before the priest, behind the parents, in the clouds above the Trinity. – VERSO: Christian, Figure of a Catholic. The Queen of Heaven with Holy Ghost, cross & keys, before whom a faithful kneels with torch, the right on the scripture to make a vow. Below Satan with snakes rising from the nether world. 2 engravings. (1679.) C. 3⅜ × 2½ in (8.7 × 6.2 cm). – Works by an anonymous engraver of a catechism of Petrus Canisius SJ, Cologne 1679, with concluded German text.

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„ das ‚Haupt-Schwein‘ ist gut … angekommen und gefällt … falls sich weitere Funde … auftun, freue ich mich über Ihre Nachricht “

(Herr W. S., 29. August 2002)