Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13194
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Baker , Audrey M.
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  • Title: Adam and Eve and the Lord God: The Adam and Eve Cycle of Wall Paintings in the Church of Hardham, Sussex
  • Source: Archaeological Journal 155, ( 1998): Pages 207 - 225.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Bible- Old Testament- Genesis in Art Eve (Biblical Figure) in Art Hardham, Sussex, England- Church- Adam and Eve Cycle Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Primary Evidence: Painting; Hardham, Sussex, England. Cycle of Adam and Eve wall paintings.
  • Illustrations: Twelve figures. Figure One The Temptation (Hardham, south side of chancel arch). Figure Two Manuscript illuminations of Adam and Eve hiding in shame, the expulsion from the Garden, and the labors of Adam and Eve (London, British Library, Cottom MS Claudius BIV, fol. 7v). Figure Three Close-up of the head of Adam (Hardham, north side of the chancel arch). Figure Four Eve milking (Hardham, north side of chancel arch). Figure Five Manuscript drawings of Adam and Eve with tools and their expulsion from the Garden (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Junius II (Caedmon MS), fol. 45v). Figure Six Adam and Eve mourning with their sons Cain and Abel (Rome, catacomb in Via Latina, wall painting). Figure Seven Manuscript illumination of Adam and Eve laboring in the nude (London, British Library Add. MS 47682 (Holkham Bible), fol. 4v). Figure Eight Adam and Eve mourning (Hardham, north side of chancel arch, lower zone). Figure Nine Penitence of Adam and Eve (Hardham, south side of the arch). Figure Ten Manuscript illuminations of the Adam and Eve story (Rome, Vatican LIbrary, MS Apos. Lat. 12958, fol. 4v). Figure Eleven Manuscript illuminations of the Adam and Eve story (Rome, Vatican Library MS Apos. Lat. 10405, fol. 4v). Figure Twelve Manuscript illumination of Adam and Eve in hiding (Cividale del Friuli, Museo Archaeologico Naz. Cod. Saer. fol. 2).
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00665983
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