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Eve, 1906

  • bronze
  • 80 x 31.2 mm
  • Inv. 1909-GG-1

Public Domain

Medallist Frédéric de Vernon exhibited this arch plaque at the Salon of the Medal during the 1910 World Fair in Brussels. The obverse depicts Eve standing under the apple tree. The reverse shows the snake writhing in the tree. The plaque also exists in larger sizes.


Frédéric Charles Victor de Vernon RKD
Paris 1858 - Paris 1912

Monnaie de Paris
workshop / studio

Title Eve
Date 1906
Period 20th century
Location Paris TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names) at the front, below: F. VERNON
on the reverse
Collection medals AAT
Object type plaques (flat objects) AAT
Inventory number 1909-GG-1
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25F42 snakes Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71A35 Adam and Eve in paradise (before the Fall) Iconclass
School / Style Symbolism (artistic concept) AAT
Exposition Internationale de Bruxelles en 1910 : Salon international de la médaille contemporaine... : Groupe II: Beaux-Arts ; Classe 9B: Gravure en médailles (Bruxelles, Palais du Cinquantenaire, 01.05 - 15.11.1910) ; Catalogue / Victor Tourneur. - Brussel : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p. 88, Cat. nr. 144(191))
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