[Adam & Eve frontispiece etching]

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Etching print included as the frontispiece of a unknown volume printed in 1780. The plate includes a classic biblical image of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden at the moment the snake offers the fruit to Eve. The image includes excellent details of various animals scattered around the pint such as a frog, various insects, birds and a partially hidden cow laying in the tree line.

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1 art print : etching, b&w ; 25 x 16 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1780~.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Jeane Dixon and Emerich P. Korecz Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 17 times. More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Description

Etching print included as the frontispiece of a unknown volume printed in 1780. The plate includes a classic biblical image of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden at the moment the snake offers the fruit to Eve. The image includes excellent details of various animals scattered around the pint such as a frog, various insects, birds and a partially hidden cow laying in the tree line.

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1 art print : etching, b&w ; 25 x 16 cm.

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  • Preferred Citation: Jeane Dixon and Emerich P. Korecz Collection (AR0133), University of North Texas Special Collections

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  • 1780~

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  • Nov. 1, 2022, 9:30 p.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2022, 11:40 a.m.

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[Adam & Eve frontispiece etching], artwork, 1780~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2016465/: accessed April 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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