Print, "Pendant Design with The Temptation, Plate 1 from the series of Jewelry Designs "Pendants with the Virtues: Tout Bien Vient de Dieu"", 1615–23
Engraving on paper. Museum purchase from Drawings and Prints Council Fund. 2001-22-1-1.
- Engraved by Jan Theodor de Bry
What is this?
Pendant design with animal imagery (winged deer, squirrels, rabbits) with hanging pear-shaped pearls. Central image features The Temptation: Adam and Eve with serpent hanging from tree. Surrounding the pendant are blackwork ornament designs for enamelists, mostly showing possibilities for the top and sides of rings. First plate of the complete set of 8. (Matted with 6161.1-2/4.2000)