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Adam and Eve
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • Adam and Eve, 1900s
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 23.5 cm
    Frame Dimensions: diameter 11 x 9/16 in
    Object Diameter: 9 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Edward A. and Inge Maser Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0270
Description

Bronze roundel in low relief secured into a wooden frame. The scene shows Adam and Eve after the Fall cowering before an angel Michael about to be expelled from the Garden of Eden. The background is lush and filled with fruit and tropical looking plants. Archangel Micheal stands on the left looking and motioning towards the right at Adam and Eve. Both Adam and Eve sit crouched and covered with foliage. Both withdrawal from the angel.