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Compilatio historiarum / Giovanni, da Udine
Switzerland, Basel, ca. 1476
MS M.158 fol. 1v
Adam and Eve: Fall of Man (Genesis 03:06) -- Adam, with left hand extends apple toward extended right hand of Eve, both nude with their left hands holding leaves over genitals and both flanking fruit tree; serpent is entwined around the trunk. Scene in grassy landscape. Miniature within lunette. Text is beginning the Compilatio Historiarum.
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