Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve: The Fall

1509
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 001; Hollstein 1

Dimensions

Block: 33.3 x 22.8 cm (13 1/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

P18926

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated, on paper hanging on tree: L [winged serpent] C/1509

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18926 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 660a[underlined]/oxf; no. 1

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund