The Fall of Man
Hollstein xxi.85 6, iii/iii
Plate: 19.7 x 26.7 cm (7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.) Sheet: 23 x 29.7 cm (9 1/16 x 11 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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: DEUS FECIT IPHISTUNIC AS PELLICEAS
In plate UR: ADAM UBI ES.
In plate LC: Crispin J b
In plate LR: JSaeyler. f. 4
In plate at bottom: Ad patris irati uocem formidine capti Ausugiunt: Culpam noscit uterq suam. Genes. C.3.V.9
Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LC in graphite pencil: 10
Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.
The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection