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Adam and Eve with the body of Abel
  • J.F. Cazenave, engraver
    active circa 1770–1800
    active: France
    Nicolas André Monsiau
    1754–1837
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Adam and Eve with the body of Abel, 1793
  • La Mort d'Abel, by Salomon Gessner
  • Where object was made: France
  • engraving, stippling, à la poupée
  • Paper Type: heavy wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 145 x 217 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 249 x 334 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 11/16 x 8 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 13 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0767
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Nude man and woman in mourning over a dead man on the ground. There are a group of figures in the left middle ground. In the background are trees and a house.