The Expulsion of Adam and Eve, Mid 1500s
Oil on panel
Gift of Mrs. R. Kirk Askew, Jr.
Period: 16th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 28 7/8 x 22 7/8 in. (73.34 x 58.1 cm) Framed: 34 3/4 x 29 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (88.27 x 74.3 x 6.35 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Not signed
Not inscribed
Provenance v
Sale Christie’s, London, June 18, 1954; purchased by Scharf with Durlacher Brothers, New York; Gift to VC Art Gallery from Mrs. R. Kirk Askew, 1985.
Published References v
Baltimore Museum of Art Quarterly, vol. 24, no. 2 (Winter 1961), “The Expulsion from Paradise.”; Houston, Temple Emanu-El, “Festival of the Bible in the Arts,” March 11-26, 1961; Janet Cox Rearick, The Drawings of Pontormo (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Univeristy Press, 1964), vol. 1, p. 296 and note 16; Promised Gifts '77, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1977), p 3 repr.
Exhibition History v
Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art, “Bacchiacca and His Friends: Florentine Paintings and Drawings of the Sixteenth Century,” January 10-February 19, 1961; San Francisco, California, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, “Man: Glory, Jest and Riddle, A Survey of the Human Form through the Ages,” November 10, 1964 - January 3, 1965; Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "Promised Gifts '77," April 20 - May 22, 1977.
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