Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man), Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man)
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Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man), 1504


Blatt
249 x 192 mm
Inventory Number
56045
Object Number
56045 D
Status
Can be presented in the study hall of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man)
Artist
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert auf der am Baum hängenden Tafel: ALBERT DVRER NORICVS FACIEBAT AD 1504 [Albrecht Dürer aus Nürnberg hat dies gemacht AD 1504]
Captions Added Later
Verso Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • Ochsenkopf mit fünfteiliger Blume, Dreieck und zwei Querstrichen
Work Catalogues
  • Bartsch VII.30.1
  • Meder 1932.69.1, II a-b
  • Schoch/Mende/ Scherbaum 1.110.39
  • Hollstein German VII.5.1
  • TIB 1001.001

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Genesis 2,25-3,7

Iconclass

Primary
  • 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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15.05.2019