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Creation of Eve and Original Sin, 1425-1430 (fresco)

IMAGE number
MEP2627449
Title
Creation of Eve and Original Sin, 1425-1430 (fresco)
Artist
Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) (and workshop) / Italian
Location
Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy
Medium
fresco
Date
1425 AD - 1430 AD (C15th AD)
Dimensions
224x478 cms
Description

Creation of Eve and Original Sin (Creazione di Eva e Peccato originale), by Paolo Uccello and his atelier (Dello Delli), 1425-1430, 15th Century, fresco, 224 x 478 cm Whole artwork view. Frescoed panel of the cycle of Stories of Genesis, which decorate the Green Cloister of the Church of Santa Maria Novella; the name of cloister comes from the predominant colour of this painting cycle, according to an ancient technique that was predominantly green monochrome; under the lunette of the Creation of Adam there is a panel symmetrically representing the Creation of Eve and the Original on a single background of earthly paradise; on the left, God the Father and Eve just created; on the right Adam and Eve are standing either side of the tree of life where the snake with woman's face twists watching Eva; probably in the lost lower part of the fresco there was the lying figure of Adam Paolo Uccello e bottega (Dello Delli) Basilica of Santa Maria Novella

Photo credit
Mondadori Portfolio/Archivio Antonio Quattrone/Antonio Quattrone / Bridgeman Images
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