User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Adam and Eve in Paradise

Start collecting

Inscription

In plate at bottom: Edietimmemores, vetitos ex arbore fætus Dumgustant primi, serpentis fraude, parentes Ultorem sensere Deum, sensere nepstes, Quos serum dominas, immortalesq3 crearat. Nicolas de Bruyn Inventor et Sculptor 1600 Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LL in graphite pencil: c Verso LL in graphite pencil: 18 Verso LL in graphite pencil: [dealer code symbols] Verso LR in graphite pencil: 175.50

Provenance

Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection

1600

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 011, first state

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.4 x 66 cm (18 1/4 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

2000.714

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints