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Adam and Eve

16th century
250 x 193 mm (9.8 x 7.6 in.)

Albrecht Dürer, German, (1471–1528)

Alternative title: The Fall of Man
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
State: Fourth state (second finished state)
Print impression quality: Strong, dark; lacks transparency in shadows, otherwise fine impression
Marks: Signed in plate, upper left
Marks: Watermark: Ox Head (to be identified)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Fritz Rumpf (Lugt 2161); stamped twice verso; acquired by donor from Walter Schatzki, New York
Bibliography: Bartsch 1; Joseph Meder 1, 2b or 2c but without wiping scratches through ibex, upper right, or on Adam’s thigh and hip.
Credit Line: Gift of John E. Andrus III (BA Wesleyan 1933), 1991
Accession Number: 1991.33.1

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  • Adam and Eve
  • Bible
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Old Testament
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 250 x 193 mm (9.8 x 7.6 in.)

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