The Angel Expelling Adam and Eve from Paradise
Hollstein xxi.85 7, iii/iii
Plate: 19.9 x 26.8 cm (7 13/16 x 10 9/16 in.) Sheet: 22.5 x 29.7 cm (8 7/8 x 11 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Sadeler’s original series comprised eight engravings: Hollstein xxi.84.1-8.
In the third state six of the eight plates were re-worked to replace the figure of God with a Hebrew tetragram. Plates 3-8 were re-numbered as 1-6, the address and other inscriptions were changed.
In plate LC: Crispin.inv. JSaeyler.f.
In plate LR: 5
In plate at bottom: Angelusexilio miseros castigat acerbo . Raptaq3 sed sero poma tyulisse dolent. Genesis C.3.V.24
Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LC in graphite pencil: 11
Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.
The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection