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Adam and Eve expelled from Eden by an angel with a flaming sword. Line engraving by R. Sadeler after M. de Vos, 1583.

Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603.
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1583

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 3.24. A person ploughing is to be seen on the left, together with someone resting under a shelter. The angel is not mentioned in the King James version of Genesis 3.24; only a "flaming sword"

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Raphael Sadeler, 1583.

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 24.1 x 20.1 cm

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Nudus, inops, profugus, peccati mole grauatus aeternae meritus tristia vincla necis. Primus Adam captus mendacis fraude colubri privatur donis cum pietate datis. M. de Vos inventor. Raphael Sadler f et excudit. 1583.

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Adam and Eve expelled from Eden by an angel with a flaming sword. Line engraving by R. Sadeler after M. de Vos, 1583. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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