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Drawing - Eve


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900-1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tonks, Henry, born 1862 - died 1937 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and pen drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Collins Baker in memory of the Artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 150

Physical description

Pencil and pen and ink study for a painting of Adam and Eve depicting a nude girl eating an apple and proffering another.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)


ca. 1900-1930 (made)


Tonks, Henry, born 1862 - died 1937 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and pen drawing


Height: 15.375 in, Width: 7.7 in

Descriptive line

Henry Tonks. Study for Adam and Eve. Eve eating an apple and offering another. Great Britain, ca. 1900-1930.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.


Paper; Pencil; Pen and ink



Subjects depicted

Eden; Biblical; Apples


Drawings; Biblical Imagery; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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