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Print - Adam and Eve after the Fall
  • Adam and Eve after the Fall
    Doré, Gustave, born 1832 - died 1883
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Adam and Eve after the Fall

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1866 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Doré, Gustave, born 1832 - died 1883 (artist)
    Jonnard, Paul (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    process engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Eustace F. Bosanquet

  • Museum number:

    E.370-1941

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf E, box 18

Physical description

Process engraving of a scene from the story of Adam and Eve. Signed 'Jonnard' and inscribed with Doré's name and the number 40.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1866 (published)

Artist/maker

Doré, Gustave, born 1832 - died 1883 (artist)
Jonnard, Paul (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Jonnard
Signed

G. Doré
Inscribed

40
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 9.75 in, Width: 7.75 in

Descriptive line

Reproduction of a wood engraving by Paul Jonnard after a drawing by Gustave Doré entitled 'Adam and Eve after the Fall', an illustration for an edition of Milton's 'Paradise Lost', published in London, 1866. One of 364 prints in a set of 3 bound volumes, E.12 to E.375-1941.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1941, London: HMSO, 1954.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Process engraving

Subjects depicted

Bible

Categories

Illustration; Religion; Christianity; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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