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The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise

ca. 1540-1552
16th century
234 x 320 mm (9.2 x 12.6 in.)

Attributed to Amico Aspertini, Italian, (1474-1475–1552)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Good
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: R. Fisher (Lugt 2205)
Bibliography: Bartsch 3 (vol. 15, p. 8) as related to work of Agustino Veneziano (Agustino de Musi); Massari 109 attributes the original design and the engraving to Aspertini; see Chatsworth Sale, Christie’s, 5 December 1985 (84); Patricia Emison, The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence (Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, 2006), cat. no. 41, pp. 67–68.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1958
Accession Number: 1958.46.6

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