Top Ten Paintings of Adam and Eve

Top Ten Paintings of Adam and Eve

       Adam and Eve, according to the creation myth of the Abrahamic religions, were the first man and woman. In the Book of Genesis, chapters one through five, there are two creation narratives with two distinct perspectives on woman. In the first, Adam and Eve were created together in God’s image and jointly given instructions to multiply and to be stewards over everything else that God had made. In the far more detailed second narrative, God fashions Adam from dust and places him in the Garden of Eden where he is to have dominion over the plants and animals. God places a tree in the garden which he prohibits Adam from eating. Eve is later created to be Adam’s companion. However, “the serpent” tricks Eve into eating from it. God curses only the serpent and the ground. He prophetically tells the woman and the man what will be the consequences of their sin of disobeying God. Then he banishes the two from the Garden of Eden. Interpretations and beliefs regarding Adam and Eve and the story revolving around them vary across religions and sects.

  1. Adam and Eve (1507) by Albrecht Dürer

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  2. Adam and Eve by Titian
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  3. The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise (1791) by Benjamin West

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  4. The Temptation and Fall of Eve by William Blake (1808)

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  5. Adam and Eve (1912) by Marc Chagall

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  6. Adam and Eve (1550) by Tintoretto

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  7. Adam and Eve by Lucas Cranach the Elder

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  8. Adam and Eve (1932) by Tamara de Lempicka

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  9. Adam and Eve (1485) by Hans Memling

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  10. Adam and Eve by Lucas Cranach the Elder
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  11. Adam and Eve (1432) by Jan van Eyck

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  12. The Fall Depicted in the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo

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  13. Adam and Eve Expelled from Paradise (1967) by Marc Chagall

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  15. Adam and Eve from Falnama (Book of Omens) (1550), Iran
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  16. Bonus: Adam and Eve by Michael Art

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  17. Adam and Eve From a mural in Abreha wa Atsbeha Church, Ethiopia
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