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This drawing is related to a panel painting by Cranach in the Courtauld Gallery in London. The scene is set in Paradise where Eve is shown seated on a resting deer before the Tree of Knowledge, at the moment she offers a freshly picked apple to a surprised Adam. He succumbs to temptation.

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Title Adam and Eve
Material and technique Pen and brown ink
Object type
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 187 mm
Width 132 mm
Artists Tekenaar: Lucas Cranach (I)
Accession number D I 37 (PK)
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed 2004 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 2004
Age artist Between 49 and 59 years old
Exhibitions De Collectie Twee - wissel I, Prenten & Tekeningen (2009)

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Lucas Cranach (I)

Kronach 1472 - Weimar 1553

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