BALDUNG GRIEN, Hans
(b. 1484/85, Schwäbisch-Gmünd, d. 1545, Strasbourg)
Adam and Eve1511
Chiaroscuro woodcut, 373 x 255 mm
Hans Baldung was fascinated with the theme of the Fall of Man. The earliest of his works on this subject are drawings and prints dated between 1510 and 1519, followed by a group of paintings dated to the 1520s and early 1530s.