Artist Heinrich Aldegrever, German, 1502-1561
  • Expulsion from Paradise
  • The Expulsion Led by Death (Illustrated Bartsch) (alternate title)
  • Power of Death (series title)
Date 1541
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 3 × 1 7/8 inches (7.6 × 4.8 cm)
Sheet: 3 × 2 inches (7.6 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S4
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, upper left: 1541 | [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, in black, verso: K. E. von Liphart (Lugt 1687)
Stamp, in blue, verso: W. E. Drugulin (Lugt 2612)
Stamp, in black, verso: Alexander Danz ? (Lugt 103)
Stamp, in purple, verso: J. E. Scripps 1886 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower margin: EMISIT EVM DOMINVS DEVS DE PA | RADISO VOLVPTATIS, VT OPERARE | TVR TERRAM DE QVASVMPTVS EST | GENSIS iii | (mark in plate, lower right corner)
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
K. E. von Liphart;
W. E. Drugulin (Leipzig, Gemany);
possibly Alexander Danz (Leipzig, Germany);
(Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA);
July 1886, purchased by James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)