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Adam and Eve

Artist:
Hans Burgkmair (German, Augsburg 1473–1531 Augsburg)
Date:
1525
Medium:
Woodcut in eight blocks printed on eight sheets
Dimensions:
Mount: 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm) Frame: 32 x 44 in. (81.3 x 111.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.150
Not on view
Inscription: below monkey, at bottom: H.B;
on banderole at bottom center: 1525 / AUGSBURG
across bottom: UND GOT GESEGNET SY UND SPRACH ZU IN SEIENT / FRUCHTBAR UND MERET EUCH UND ERFULLET DIE ERDE / UND BRINGT SY UNDER EUCH UND HERSCHET UBER / FISCH IM MOR UND UBER VOGEL UNNDER DEN HI=/ MEL UND UBER ALLES THIER DAS AUF ERDE KREUCHT / GEM. AM 1
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Print in the North," May 06, 1997 - July 13, 1997.

Davis Museum and Cultural Center. "Grand Scale: Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian," March 19, 2008–June 8, 2008.

Yale University Art Gallery. "Grand Scale: Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian," September 9, 2008–November 30, 2008.

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Grand Scale: Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian," January 31, 2009–April 26, 2009.

Dodgson II.104.180; Hollstein V.28.1; Bartsch VII.201.1
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