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The Expulsion from Paradise, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 67 x 100 mm
  • Inv. 2014-FI

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Adam and Eve are expelled from Paradise after their sins. Behind them walks the angel with a flaming sword guarding the tree of knowledge.


Pieter Hendriksz. Schut RKD
Amsterdam ca. 1660 - 1680
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Nicolaes I Visscher
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1679

Nicolaes II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1709

Title The Expulsion from Paradise, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien
Date 1659
Period 17th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, at the bottom right: 3
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Adam en Heva werden door Godts bevel uyt den Lusthoff gedreven./ Genesis 3.24.
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-FI
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25F3 birds Iconclass
25F41 lizards Iconclass
25F42 snakes Iconclass
25F72(SNAIL) molluscs: snail Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25H15 forest, wood Iconclass
25H17 meadow, pasture Iconclass
31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71A Genesis from the creation to the expulsion from paradise, and later years of Adam and Eve Iconclass
71A321 Garden of Eden, paradise Iconclass
71A6 expulsion of Adam and Eve from paradise (Genesis 3:22-24) Iconclass
71A611 an angel chases Adam and Eve out of paradise with a (flaming) sword Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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