Requires Photography

God Creates Eve (from the Genesis series, no. 5)

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 063; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 6 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 4.3 x 6.2 cm (1 11/16 x 2 7/16 in.) Sheet: 4.5 x 6.5 cm (1 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6775

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper right: 6; Aedificauit costam quam tulerat de/Adam in mulierem.

Signed

within image, lower center: IOH.W.IN

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6775

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