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God, as a triangle representing the Trinity, pours light upon the Garden of Eden. Engraving.

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Bible O.T. Genesis 1.1-2. God is represented as a triangle, symbolising the Trinity; the sacred tetragrammaton "Yahweh" is written in the centre. All the species are shown in pairs; two unicorns are to be seen at the centre of the picture. A child can be seen in the tree, although Adam and Eve are not yet present

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1 print : line engraving and etching ; image 11.5 x 15.1 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15475i

Lettering note

There is French lettering on the reverse of the print

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