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Fruit Défendu

1800-50 (published)
Place Of Origin

Etching of a scene from the story of Adam and Eve

object details
Object Type
Additional Titles
  • Forbidden Fruit (assigned by artist)
  • Eve tempting Adam (generic title)
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
'Fruit Défendu' (Eve tempting Adam). Etched by A.R. after Raphael's frescoes.

One of 364 prints in a set of 3 bound volumes, E.12 to 375-1941.
Physical Description
Etching of a scene from the story of Adam and Eve
  • Height: 4.125in
  • Width: 6in
Contained in one of three volumes measuring 17 inches by 13 inches, containing 364 engravings
Credit line
Bequeathed by Eustace F. Bosanquet
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1941, London: HMSO, 1954.
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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