Adam and Eve, between 1612 and 1648

  • Simone Cantarini, Italian, 1612-1648

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 7 3/4 × 6 3/4 inches (19.7 × 17.1 cm) Sheet: 7 7/8 × 6 7/8 inches (20 × 17.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Watermark, center of sheet: [circle] Stamp, in black, verso: Carl F. Rhodin (Lugt 2179) Stamp, verso: Scripps 1885 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in ink, lower right corner: WE Inscribed, in pencil, verso: CBBrusaber Inscribed, in ink, verso: Cantarini | Bartsch V19-PIZZ- N. | WE - Sir MM Sykes's sale 1824 N 20 Inscribed, in pencil, verso: Bernard Col. Inscribed, in black ink, verso: Epr. 1er

1787-1798, John Barnard

1824, Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (Sledmere House et Settrington County of York, England)

1838 or 1840, William Esdaile (London, England)

1873, Carl Benjamin Brusaber (Hamburg, Germany)

Carl F. Rhodin (Altena, Germany)

Jan. 1885, H. Wunderlich Co. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Simone Cantarini, Adam and Eve, between 1612 and 1648, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S228.