Cranach - Adam and Eve
Adam and Eve
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Malcove Collection, University of Toronto Art Centre
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberCA_UTac_M82-147
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/CA_UTac_M82-147
FR (1978) No.FR356
Title:
Adam and Eve[http://collections.utac.utoronto.ca/view/objects/asitem/11/503/title-desc?t:state:flow=8e19ed92-44a7-41f4-8677-ffdf33ccae38] (accessed 03.05.2012)
Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [http://collections.utac.utoronto.ca/view/objects/asitem/11/503/title-desc?t:state:flow=8e19ed92-44a7-41f4-8677-ffdf33ccae38] (accessed 03.05.2012)
Dating:
1538[dated]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerUniversity of Toronto Art Centre
RepositoryMalcove Collection, University of Toronto Art Centre
LocationToronto
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 59 x 40.5 cm [http://collections.utac.utoronto.ca/view/objects/asitem/11/503/title-desc?t:state:flow=8e19ed92-44a7-41f4-8677-ffdf33ccae38] (accessed 03.05.2012)
Support:
Painting on wood [http://collections.utac.utoronto.ca/view/objects/asitem/11/503/title-desc?t:state:flow=8e19ed92-44a7-41f4-8677-ffdf33ccae38] (accessed 03.05.2012)
Signature / Date:
Artist's insignia on the base of the tree: winged serpent and dated '1538'; in yellow paint [cda 2012]
Description:
Adam and Eve stand in front of the tree of knowledge. Eve supports herself by holding one of the branches with her left hand and offers Adam an apple with her other one. He has put his arm around her shoulder. The serpent is coiled around a branch of the tree and appears to be moving towards Eve. There is a stag visible in the background. [Görres, cda 2015]
Provenance:
- Berlin, in the collection of Otto Meyer
[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 356]
- Gift of Dr. Lillian Malcove

[http://collections.utac.utoronto.ca/view/objects/asitem/11/503/title-desc?t:state:flow=8e19ed92-44a7-41f4-8677-ffdf33ccae38] (accessed 03.05.2012)
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Prague 201684, 85
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979356
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932287