Bertram of Minden ca. 1340 – 1414/15

The creation of Eve

mixed techniques on panel (84 × 56 cm) — 1383 Museum Kunsthalle, Hamburg

Bertram of Minden biography

This work is linked to Genesis 2:21

This is the first of six panels that together form the right half of the central panel of the Grabow altarpiece. It shows God creating woman from one of sleeping Adam's ribs.

In the top corners Bertram has angels play music instruments.

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