- Museum number
- Series: Story of Adam and Eve
Cain Killing Abel; Abel is forced to the ground by Cain whose right foot pushes against Abel's chest; Abel raises his left arm to defend himself while Cain brandishes a jawbone in his right hand above his head; two fires burn on the stone altar to the left. 1529
- Production date
Height: 163 millimetres
Width: 117 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The fifth in a series of six plates depicting the Story of Adam and Eve.
This print was issued as a black and white facsimile by the British Museum in 'Reproductions of Prints in the British Museum', New [Second] Series Part III (German, Dutch, and Italian Prints), Published by the Trustees in 1890, where it was number XI and described there as 'Lucas van Leyden. Cain Killing Abel.'; (Shelfmark 245*.b.17).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2011 Feb-May, London, National Gallery, Jan Gossaert's Renaissance
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number