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Adam and Eve Hide Themselves, 1540

  • Heinrich Aldegrever, German, 1502-1561

Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Sheet (trimmed to image edge): 3 1/2 × 2 1/4 inches (8.9 × 5.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

35.26

Signed and dated, in plate, upper left: [date | monogram]

Stamp, in blue, verso: P. Gellatly (Lugt 1885) Stamp, in brown, verso: P. J. Sachs (Lugt 2091)

Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper right corner: 4 Inscribed, center in various hands: Dumesnil Coll | Gellatly Coll. | B. 4. | 157 [crossed-out] | H. W. Inscribed, lower left edge: 4 Inscribed, lower left corner: a 66676 Inscribed, above and right of number in lower left corner: 8 Inscribed, center bottom edge: 4

A. P. F. Robert-Dumesnil

P. Gellatly (Essex and London, England)

Paul J. Sachs (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA). 1935-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Heinrich Aldegrever, Adam and Eve Hide Themselves, 1540, engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 35.26.