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The Temptation of Adam and Eve (from the Genesis series, no. 7)

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 064; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 7 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 4.3 x 6.3 cm (1 11/16 x 2 1/2 in.) Sheet: 4.5 x 6.7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6776

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper left: 7; below image: Tulit de fructu illius et comedit/deditque viro suo, qui comedit.

Signed

within image, lower center: .IOHAN.W.INVE.ET.F.CVM.GR.PRI

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6776

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