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The Story of Adam & Eve
  • Jan Saenredam, artist
    born: Zaandam, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Assendelft, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
    Abraham Bloemaert
    born: Gorinchem, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Utrecht, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; active: (present-day Nether
  • The Story of Adam & Eve, 1604
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 278 x 198 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10.94 x 7.8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 320 x 239 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0164
Catalogue raisonné

Male and female figures (Adam and Eve) leaning over a dead male figure (Abel). There is a large tree behind the man and woman. In the background are two figures fighting.