Adam and Eve, 1504

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate (and sheet): 10 3/8 × 8 inches (26.4 × 20.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S382

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Fruit
  • Laid paper
  • Nudes
  • Engraving (print)
  • Germany
  • Animals
  • Elk (species, deer)
  • Cat
  • Parrot
  • Adam
  • Eve
  • Garden of eden
  • Serpent
  • Mouse
  • Ox
  • Rabbit
  • Goat

Signed in plaque in plate, upper left

Inscribed, dated in plate, in plaque, upper left: ALBERT 9 | DVRER | NORICVS | FACIEBAT | [monogram] 1504

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 39.

Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve, 1504, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S382.