Adam seated at L below tree; Eve at R reaching up to receive a piece of fruit from a snake in a tree; with her opposite hand, Eve is handing another fruit to Adam; animals resting in background behind Eve

The Fall of Mankind, From the Power of Death, Plate 2, 1541

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Title
The Fall of Mankind, From the Power of Death, Plate 2
Artist Life
1502–after 1555/61
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.93.66
Provenance
Franz von Hagens (1817-1899), Lugt 1052a, Dresden; sale 1927. Albert W. Blum (1882-1952), Lugt 79b and 3198, Switzerland and Short Hills, N.J. (until 1988; his sale, Sotheby's, New York, no. 1168, February 27, 1988; sold to Andrus]; John E. Andrus III, Wayzata, Minn.; by descent to his daughters, Elizabeth, Katie, and Julie; gave to MIA, 2015. Earlier provenances have been gathered, but further research will increase our knowledge of their histories.
Catalogue Raisonne
Bartsch 136 (vol. 8, p. 405); New Hollstein 136
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Adam seated at L below tree; Eve at R reaching up to receive a piece of fruit from a snake in a tree; with her opposite hand, Eve is handing another fruit to Adam; animals resting in background behind Eve