Ahasverus Op Weg Naar Den Hemel
(from The Wandering Jew)


Ahasverus Op Weg Naar Den Hemel (The Wandering Jew on his way to Heaven)
From woodcut original, 97mm x 129mm, circa 1944 (exact date unknown)

The Wandering Jew (1906) is an 800-page novel by the Belgian writer Vermeylen August (1872-1945) consisting of four chapters: 'Ahasuerus and the Nazarene', 'Ahasuerus on his way to hell', 'Ahasuerus on the way to heaven', and 'Ahasuerus among men'. Françoise Wauters (later Taylor) illustrated each chapter, the woodcut above illustrating the third.

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