Adam and Eve in a Bird-Filled Paradise

Johann Carl Munck (German (active Augsburg), 18th century (?))


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 39.7 cm (11 5/16 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.729

Medium or Technique

Embossed decorated paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed metal leaf on prepared greenish paper,cut at top, possibly when used as a bookcover. Three pairs of stiching holes flanking vertical centerfold

Inscription

In block at bottom: IN AUGSP BEY JOH CARL MUNCK N136
Later inscriptions or marks: Verso LC in graphite pencil: c. 1770
Verso LR in graphite pencil: 85.--

Provenance

Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection