Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion The Serpent seduces Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:1-6)Serpent with head of a woman
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion Adam and Eve with the Apple, but without Serpent
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2a: The Fall → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2a: The Fall → Original composition: Adam and Eve stand on either side of the tree and partake of the fruits, no serpent
Further details
woodcut. Image also used in the first edition printed in Lyon in 1478 (first illustrated book printed in France). Image also used in the editions: 1479, 1486 (presumably, no surviving copy), 1488.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lyon
DATE
1478
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Colophon: Cy finist le Mirouer de la redemption de lumain lignage (GW M43034), Lyon (Huss), 1483, fol. 2r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Le livre illustré à Lyon (1480-1600) - Equipex Biblissima
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
USTC
BML catalogue entry (1479 edition)
complete digital copy (Gallica)
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