Eve is reproached for eating the forbidden fruit. Etching by J.E. Ridinger after himself, c. 1750.
- Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.
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While the Biblical quotation describes God reprimanding Eve, in the picture the figure of Adam strikes an ambiguous pose which suggests either that it is he who is speaking, or that he is helpless and shocked by the whole affair