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Eve picks the apple from the tree as the serpent emerges. Etching by J.E. Ridinger after himself, c. 1750.

Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.
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Publication/Creation

Aug[usta] Vind[elicorum] [Augsburg] : J. E. Ridinger.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with line engraving ; platemark 39.5 x 54.6 cm

Lettering

Infirma auctor judicii, quae de eo quodnon gustaverat judicabat. Et ideo non facile, nisi quod diligentius tractaverimus, quod interiore probaverimus affectu, videtur ad opus aliquod esse sumendum. S. Ambros. de parad. c. 13 ...

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20725i

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Und das Weib schauete an, dass von den Bäume gut zu essen wäre und lieblich anzusehen, dass es ein lustiger Baum wäre, weil er klug machete; und nahm von der Frucht, und ass. Genes. 3.6. [Repeated in French] Johan̄ Elias Ridinger inv. fec. et excud. Aug. Vind."

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  • Latin
  • German
  • French



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