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Eve: P.539-1974

Object information

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Printmaker: Raverat, Gwendolen



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-12) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth


Production date: AD 1921


Second state. The first state of this print was a hand-coloured proof of Adam and Eve. In the second state, Adam was removed and additional leaves were placed at the left side of Eve.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 195 mm Width 89 mm
Sheet Height 200 mm Width 92 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Eve
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: G Raverat
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.539-1974
Primary reference Number: 6799
Selborne/Newman: 101 II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Eve" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-09-24 14:25:12

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{{cite web|url= |title=Eve |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-09-24 14:25:12|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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