Adam Digging the Earth and Eve Spinning.
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Title:Adam Digging the Earth and Eve Spinning
Notes:Stone sculpture on the western exterior depicting Adam and Eve laboring after their expulsion from the Garden of Eden.

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Genesis 3:16-24
Person as Subject:Eve (Biblical figure)
Adam (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AAdvt01
General Subject:Earth
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71A721
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,001 C4

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Adam Digging the Earth and Eve Spinning, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved February 22, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:29440 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 18:54:04 Record Created: 2003-04-29 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition