Painting from the south, Epistle side of the ceiling in Eksjö old church demolished in 1887. The image’s main motif shows a Passover celebration (Exodus 12:1-14). To the left, in the background, a circumcision scene. The painting was made by Jürgen Kunkel in 1687 loosely based on an engraving by Matthäus Merian the Elder from 1630.


  • Title: The Passover
  • Creator: Jürgen Kunkel
  • Date Created: 1687
  • Location Created: Eksjö, Sweden
  • Physical Dimensions: Apporx. 3800 x 4400 mm
  • Subject Keywords: Church paintings
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: Swedish History Museum

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