Lot 43: Adam and Eve. Carved polychrome wooden sculpted group. Hispanic Flemish.
October 27, 2016
Barcelona, SpainLive Auction
Adam and Eve. Carved polychrome wooden sculpted group. Hispanic Flemish. From around 1600.
Sculptural depiction of the first man and woman, according to the biblical account in Genesis. The sculpture shows the tree of knowledge, the serpent, and Adam and Eve after they have sinned. Covering themselves they are now punished with shame, death, pain and work. 108 x 83 x 29 cm.