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The First Prohibition

The First Prohibition
(1580-1600)
plate 3 in The History of Adam and Eve, published by Philip Galle, Antwerp

Medium
engraving
Measurements
7.2 × 7.2 cm (circle) (image) 9.1 × 8.6 cm (image and text) 9.7 × 9.2 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hollstein 3; Hollstein (de Vos) 21
Inscription
printed (circularly) in ink u.c.: Ex omni ligno paradisi comede; de ligno autum sceientæ boni (decorative flourish) mali ne comedas. In quocunqƺ enim die comederis ex eo, morte morieris. GeneII.
printed in ink l.l.: Marti. de Vos inuen.
printed in ink l.r.: Phts Galle excud.
Accession Number
1278.893.3-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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

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