Lucas van Leyden 1494 – 1533

The Creation of Eve

engraving (16 × 11 cm) — 1529 Museum Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Lucas van Leyden biography

This work is linked to Genesis 2:21

God takes a rib from the sleeping Adam, and builds a woman out of it: Eve.

First print from a series of six by Lucas van Leyden called The history of Adam and Eve.

  1. The Creation of Eve
  2. The Test Commandment
  3. The Fall
  4. The Expulsion from Paradise
  5. Cain Kills Abel
  6. Adam and Eve Mourning over Abel

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