Adam and Eve, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Adam and Eve
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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Adam and Eve, 1638


Platte / Stein
162 x 116 mm
Inventory Number
5762 D
Acquisition
Ancient Holdings (Collections J. F. Städel or J. G. Grambs)
Status
Can be presented in the study hall of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Adam and Eve
Artist (male)
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert auf der Platte unten Mitte: Rembrandt. f. 1638
Work Catalogues
  • Bartsch 28, II/II

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Ancient Holdings (Collections J. F. Städel or J. G. Grambs)

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Genesis 3,1-6

Iconclass

Primary
  • 71A422 Eve offers the fruit to Adam
  • 71A421 Eve takes the fruit from the serpent (or the tree) in the presence of Adam (who may be trying to stop her)
  • 71A32122 the tree of knowledge of good and evil (whose fruit, usually apples or figs, brings death); the tree may be guarded by the serpent
Secondary

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11.06.2019