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Scene from the Book of Genesis

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, coloured by hand and gilded

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case J, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Print depicting a scene from the Book of Genesis.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


mid 17th century (printed)


Unknown (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, coloured by hand and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with texts in Latin, Greek, Hebrew and English and numbered


Height: 14.92 cm, Width: 7.94 cm

Descriptive line

Print, engraving (one of nine) depicting a scene from the Book of Genesis, English, mid-17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964




Engraving; Hand-colouring


Prints; Christianity; Religion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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