Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
Artist after Barthel Beham, German, 1502-1540
  • Adam and Eve
  • Adam and Eve with a Skeleton (Illustrated Bartsch) (alternate title)
Date 1543
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 3 1/4 × 2 1/8 inches (8.3 × 5.4 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 28.126
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, upper left: 1543 | [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, in brown, verso: P. Davidsohn (Lugt 654)
P. Davidsohn.
1928-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Smith, Jeffrey C. Nuremberg, A Renaissance City, 1500-1618. Exh. cat., Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery. Austin, 1983, no. 93.

Luttikhuizen, Henry, ed. Stirring the World: Germany Printmaking in the Age of Luther. Exh. cat., Center Art Gallery, Calvin College. Grand Rapids, 2017, pp. 100-101 (pl. 22).