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Adam Recieving Forbidden Fruit

1969.847 (RS85185)

Description

Eve seated at right, handing apple to reposing Adam left. Brown, green, beige.

Details

Label
From "A Family Collects: Paintings and Sculpture from the Codman House," Concord Museum, 1993-1994: Religious paintings, such as this one depicting Adam receiving the forbidden fruit, were plentiful in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Like other collectors of his day, Charles Russell Codman did not distinguish religious imagery from other art forms. Many old master paintings were of Biblical subjects and acquiring them was a mark of sophistication rather than piety.
Maker
AFTER Prague School (Maker)
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panel paintings (painting by form)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Panel
panel paintings (painting by form)
panels (wood)
Picture
Religion
religions (concept)
People and organizations
Codman, Charles Russell, 1784-1852
Dimensions
22.125 x 20 x 2.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.847
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72064

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