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The First Parents, Eve Suckling One of Her Children

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Inscription

In plate LL: Crispin . tb In plate LR: JSaedeler . f. 6 In plate at bottom: Lapsus homo tolerat miseram cum coniuge vitam . Cunctaq3 tabescunt membra dolore gravi. Genes .C.4.V.1 Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LC in graphite pencil: 12

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection

before 1585

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein xxi.85 8, iii/iii

Dimensions

Plate: 19.8 x 27 cm (7 13/16 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 23 x 30 cm (9 1/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.722

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