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Temptation of Adam and Eve: a woman with serpent's tail leaning from a tree at left, handing an apple to Eve, who is passing another to Adam seated on a stump before her at left
Pen and black ink, with grey wash, on grey paper
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Height: 398 millimetres
Width: 315 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Literature: Jane Ten Brink Goldsmith, 'Leonaert Bramer 1596-1674: Ingenious Painter and Draughtsman in Rome and Delft', 1994, p. 312, under no.I (from a series of drawings illustrating the Old Testament and Apocrypha).
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- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
This item was purchased by Sir Robert Witt at the Gutekunst und Klipstein sale, Berne, 1938; he then sold it to Colnaghi in London on 12 October 1942; the British Museum purchased it from Colnaghi on 21 November 1942.
Purchased through the sale of duplicates from the Malcolm Collection and recorded as Malcolm Addition 208.
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