1500 – 1600
End of the Renaissance and the Reformation

Cranach's Adam and Eve


Lucus Cranach the Elder, Adam and Eve, 1526, oil on panel
(Courtauld Gallery, London).

Speakers: Rachel Ropeik and Steven Zucker

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Gabe Corona wrote on Tuesday, November 27, 2012

You can almost see the smug expression on Eve's face almost as if she knows what she is doing. They way they describe her hair radiating, give a sense that she is more than human. In a way Eve is the bringer of knowledge, the first scholar.

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