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The Creation of Eve

The Creation of Eve
illustration for Paradise Lost by John Milton (VIII, 452-77)

pen and brown and black ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk, with stippling and sponging
50.4 × 40.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Butlin 537.2; Butlin & Gott 2
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Literary and Text Religion and Mythology
Subjects (specific)
Divine Comedy, The (narrative poem, Dante, ca. 1308-1321) Eve (Abrahamic religion character) God (Abrahamic religions' deity) Legend of Adam and Eve (Abrahamic religion narrative) nudes (representations)
Romanticism (modern European styles )