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A serpent/woman coils around the tree of life which stands between Adam and Eve. Engraving by J.T. Richomme, 1814, after Raphaël.

Raphael, 1483-1520.
Date
1814
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 3

Publication/Creation

Paris (rue pierre-sarrazin no. 14, près l'école de médecine) : chez l'auteur, 1814 (imprimé par Ramboz)

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 52.1 x 41 cm

Lettering

Adam et Eve. Dessiné à Rome, d'après la fresque originale, de Raphaël, et gravé par Jph. Tre. Richomme. Pensionnaire de l'academie à Rome. Peint par Raphaël. J.T. Richomme sculp an 1814

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20697i

Reproduction note

Raphael executed two versions of the story of the temptation of Eve; this one is from the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. The other, of which there is an engraving on frame no. 34942, is from the Loggie of the Vatican

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