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Adam and Eve Eating the Forbidden Fruit

Object Details

Title:

Adam and Eve Eating the Forbidden Fruit

Artist/Maker:

Willem Vrelant (Flemish, died 1481, active 1454 - 1481)

Culture:

Flemish

Place:

Bruges, Belgium (Place Created)

Date:

early 1460s

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig IX 8 (83.ML.104), fol. 137

Dimensions:

Leaf: 25.6 × 17.3 cm (10 1/16 × 6 13/16 in.)

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Gardens of the Renaissance (May 28 to August 11, 2013)
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Things Unseen: Vision, Belief, and Experience in Medieval Manuscripts (July 12 to September 25, 2016)
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