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Le Triomphe De Jesus Christ

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    second half 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Larmessin, Nicolas III (engraver)
    Vanheck (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Librarian of St. John's College, Cambridge

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 405M, case SR1, shelf C, box 8

Physical description

One of a set of nine plates joined to form a panorama of a triumphal procession of figures from the Old and New Testaments, with Christ in the centre, surrounded by the Church Fathers, riding in a chariot drawn by an eagle and a winged lion and ox. The whole mounted on canvas.

Place of Origin

France (printed)


second half 17th century (printed)


Larmessin, Nicolas III (engraver)
Vanheck (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'de L'armessin sculp. AParis chez Vanheck rue St. Jacques [lettering obliterated] Avec privilege du Roy'
Lettered with title, names of prophets, saints, Bible texts etc. and


Descriptive line

'Le Triomphe De Jesus Christ'. Engraving (1 of 9) by Nicolas Larmessin III forming a panorama of a triumphal procession, late 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964



Subjects depicted

Procession; Lion; Eagle; Chariot; Ox


Prints; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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