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The temptation of Adam. Lithograph by N. Consoni after Raphael.

Raphael, 1483-1520.
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 3. The serpent has a woman's head, her hair arranged in the same plaited classical style as Eve's. Eve has a circular ribbon hanging from her coiffure

Publication/Creation

Lud. Grüner direxit.

Physical description

1 print : lithographic imitation of a chiaroscuro woodcut ; border 40.3 x 45.7 cm

Lettering

N. Consoni delin. Raph. Sanctio pinxit. Lud. Grüner direxit

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20698i

Reproduction note

Raphael executed two versions of the story of the temptation of Eve; this one is from the Loggie of the Vatican; the other is in the Stanza della Segnatura

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