Michiel Coxcie 1499 – 1592

The Fall

oil on panel (237 × 87 cm) — c. 1550 Museum Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Michiel Coxcie biography

This work is linked to Genesis 3:6

The snake whispers in Eve's ear. She then takes a fruit from the tree.

Left panel of a triptych. The other wing, showing The Expulsion from Paradise, is also in Vienna. The central panel has been lost.

Coxcie probably made the panel in the mid of the 16th century.

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