Perpetua crux sive passio Jesu Christi

Necessaria ad salutem scientia

17th century
Woodcuts by Jan Christoffel Jegher (Flemish, 1618–1667), Woodcuts by Christoffel van Sichem II (Dutch, about 1581–1658), After Abraham Jansz. van Diepenbeeck (Flemish, 1596–1675), After Erasmus Quellinus, the Younger (Flemish, 1607–1678), After Antoine (A.S) Sallaert (Dutch, about 1590–1657 or 1658), Author Josse Andries (Flemish, 1588–1658)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 277-78; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, IX, p. 193, nos. 1-92


Overall: 18.5 x 14.1 x 2 cm (7 5/16 x 5 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of 92 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Antwerp: 17th century) Quarto; 92 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown morocco binding

Scenes from the life and passion of Christ; religious allegories and ecclesiastical scenes

Antwerp: 17th century


William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 5, 1941

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund