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A woman-serpent bends around the Tree of Knowledge as Adam and Eve reach into the branches. Line engraving by T. de Bry after J. van Winghe.

Winghe, Jodocus van, 1544-1603.
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 3.1-6. The serpent is portrayed in female form, with a child's face and an old woman's breasts. Scenes of work and basic shelter are shown in the background

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1 print : line engraving ; image 23.8 x 18.4 cm

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Jocodus a Winghe in. Theodore de Bry fe

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Wellcome Library no. 15624i

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