25 April 2001
Circle of Pedro de Orrente (Montealegro 1570-1644 Toledo)
Genesis, Chapters 2-4: God with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden; The Temptation and Expulsion; Adam, Eve, and the Infant Cain; Adam ploughing the fields; Cain greeting Adam; Adam working at the Forge; Cain ploughing and Abel tending sheep; The Offerings of Cain and Abel; Cain Building the city Enoch in the Land of Nod; Lamech and his wives Adah and Zillah, with their children Jabal, Jubal, Tubal-cain and Naamah; Jabal and his family, dwelling in tents and keeping cattle; Jubal creating musical instruments
oil on canvas
all 42 x 64 in. (106.5 x 162.5 cm.)
a set of twelve (12)
Anon. Sale, Christie's, London, 1 March 1991, lot 142.
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