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Adam and Eve Chased from Paradise (from the Genesis series, no. 9)

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 066; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 9 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 4.3 x 6.4 cm (1 11/16 x 2 1/2 in.) Sheet: 4.6 x 6.7 cm (1 13/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6778

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper right: 9; below image: Eiecitqz Adam et collocauit ante/Paradysum vuluptatis Cherubim.

Signed

on rock, lower center: VNI.W.A[?]

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6778

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund