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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Avery, Eric
Culture:American (1948 - )
Title:Paradise Lost
Date Made:2011
Type:Print
Materials:Linocut printed in three colors on Okawara paper with polymer plate text block printed in brown
Place Made:United States; New Jersey; New Brunswick
Measurements:sheet: 37 7/8 in x 37 1/2 in; 96.2 cm x 95.2 cm; image: 36 3/8 in x 36 1/8 in; 92.4 cm x 91.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  In pencil at lower left: 18/25, lower center: PARADISE LOST, lower right: EAvery
Accession Number:  SC 2012.14
Credit Line:Purchased through the efforts of students in the class “Collecting 101,” January 2012

Description:
Adam on the left holding a mirror reflecting his image and Eve's, with pigs and rats at his feet, one rat jumping across the water dividing his bit of land with the land on which Eve stands, a snake in her hand, chickens and rats on the ground around here, bats fly in the sky over Adam

Label Text:
Additional writing on this object can be found at
Paper + People the Cunningham Center Blog.

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