Adam and Eve, 1504

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: 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, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed in plaque in plate, upper left

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

Provenance

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

Published References

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

Rights Status

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.