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God creates man, his hand inspiring life into the head of Adam. Etching by H. Moses after A. Canova.

Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822.

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Bible. O.T. Genesis 1.1; Jeremiah 27.5. "I have made the earth ... and by my outstretched arm ... have given it unto whom it seemed meet unto me" (Jeremiah 27.5). Man is made in God's image (Genesis 1.26).

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Creation of man. Antonio Canova Sculpt. Engraved by Henry Moses.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; border 11.9 x 15.3 cm

Notes

Related to record number 15462

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15530i

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