Fall of Adam and Eve, between 1508 and 1887

  • Dutch
  • Lucas van Leyden, Netherlandish, 1494-1533

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 4 3/4 × 3 1/2 inches (12.1 × 8.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S703

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Nudes
  • Figures (representations)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Apple (fruit)
  • Adam
  • Eve
  • Garden of eden
  • Serpent
  • Temptation

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in plate, lower right: L [Leyden monogram]

Dec. 1887 , purchased from dealer (San Remo, Italy). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Dutch; after Lucas van Leyden, Fall of Adam and Eve, between 1508 and 1887, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S703.