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Garden of Eden; Adam and Eve beneath a tree by a river, surrounded by animals including a unicorn, lion and peacock
Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and watercolour, with lines indented
Watermark: a large coat of arms, indistinct
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Height: 174 millimetres
Width: 167 millimetres
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- Literature: Wegner-Pée, 1980, no.5, fig. p.53; C. Bosters, T. Gedings, J.F. Heijbroek, M. de Jong, and M. Schapelhouman, 'Kunst in kaart', Exh. Rijksmuseum, 1989, pp.69ff; S.K. Bennett, 'Drawings by David Vinckboons as Models for Ornamenting. Bible Maps', Mercury 10 (1989), pp.19ff, fig.4, note 12 (with further literature); 'Drawings Center: Drawings from the Albertina: Landscape in the Age of Rembrandt', Cat., New York, 1995, p.36, no.6, note 4.
This is the preparatory drawing for the engraving by Baptista van Doetecum that takes up the left half of his map of Paradise (New Hollstein 1043), used in a Bible published in Amsterdam in 1603/4.
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