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The Fall: Adam and Eve driven out by the Angel for eating the forbidden fruit. Etching by C. Lasinio after T. Masaccio and T. Masolino.

Masaccio, 1401-1428?
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 3. In Masolino's original, Adam, as well as Eve, holds a piece of the forbidden fruit. Compare record number 15635. The seraph in the etching of the Masaccio wields the "flaming sword" mentioned in Genesis 3.24

Publication/Creation

Pisa : Nicholas Capurro.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 24.6 x 23.1 cm

Lettering

La chute des premieres peres et liberation de St. Pierre. ; Peint par Masaccio et Masolino dans l'eglise des Carmes a Florence. ; Carolus Lasinio sculp. A pise chez Nicholas Capurro

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15637i

Lettering note

Bears number: V

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  • French



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