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Adam and Eve
Adam and Eve
Date:
16th–17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
24.7 x 19.2 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.34136
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A nude muscular Adam and voluptuous Eve stand in front of a dense forest surrounded by a goat, cat, hare, cow, mouse, parrot and a snake. The serpent gently drops the apple into Eve’s hand as Adam watches smiling. Ivy leaves and tendrils twine about the figures.