Adam and Eve (frontispiece of Thomas Hariot's The Brief and True Report of the Newfoundland of Virginia)

about 1590
Engraved by Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, 1528–1598), Designed by Joos van Winghe (Flemish, 1544–1603)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein iv.45 1; Wurzbach 1

Dimensions

Plate: 24.1 x 19.3 cm (9 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.) Sheet: 33 x 23.1 cm (13 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.723

Medium or Technique

Engraving, colored with watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, left of lower center: Iodocus a Winghe in; verso: [letterpress]

Signed

right of center: Theodore de Bry fe

Provenance

Lloyd and Vivian Hawes (Wellesley, Massachusettes); June, 2000, bequest of Vivian Hawes.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection