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Eve and the Serpent

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1801 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    FA.455

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 32, box A

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'Eve and the Serpent'. Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

1801 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

1801
Dated

Dimensions

Height: 13.75 in, Width: 9.75 in

Object history note

An engraving of this picture by Bartolozzi appeared in vol. ii. of Milton's Paradise Lost, published by F. J. de Roveray in 1802.

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Eve and the Serpent' by William Hamilton. Great Britain, 1801.

Materials

Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Christianity; Biblical

Categories

Drawings; Paintings; Christianity; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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