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Adam Collection

"Adam: A Timeless Figure in Art and Literature" In the realm of art and literature, it has been a captivating figure throughout history

Background imageAdam Collection: Coming from Evening Church, 1830, (1947). Creator: Samuel Palmer

Coming from Evening Church, 1830, (1947). Creator: Samuel Palmer
Coming from Evening Church, 1830, (1947). Congregation leaving an Evensong service in Shoreham, Kent, with full moon above the church. Painting in the Tate Gallery, London

Background imageAdam Collection: BURNE-JONES: ADAM & EVE. When Adam delved and Eve span

BURNE-JONES: ADAM & EVE. When Adam delved and Eve span. Pen-and-ink drawing by Edward Burne-Jones for William Morriss A Dream of John Ball, 1888

Background imageAdam Collection: Ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931), 1910s. Artist: Lavery, Sir John (1856-1941)

Ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931), 1910s. Artist: Lavery, Sir John (1856-1941)
Ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931), 1910s. From a private collection

Background imageAdam Collection: Cabbala Tree of Life / Col

Cabbala Tree of Life / Col
The TREE OF LIFE of the Jewish Caballa (variously spelt), formed from the ten Sephiroth and the twenty-two letters, constitutes the framework of Adam Qadmon, the Heavenly Adam

Background imageAdam Collection: Tarot Card 19 - Le Soleil (The Sun)

Tarot Card 19 - Le Soleil (The Sun)
The Sun, as depicted on a Tarot card

Background imageAdam Collection: Cabbala Tree of Life

Cabbala Tree of Life
The TREE OF LIFE of the Jewish Caballa (variously spelt), formed from the ten Sephiroth and the twenty-two letters, constitutes the framework of Adam Qadmon, the Heavenly Adam

Background imageAdam Collection: When Adam delved and Eve span

When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman. 1892

Background imageAdam Collection: My First Sermon, 1863, (1947). Creator: John Everett Millais

My First Sermon, 1863, (1947). Creator: John Everett Millais
My First Sermon, 1863, (1947). The Artists Daughter in Winchelsea Church : portrait of Millais daughter Effie, aged about five, sitting upright and somewhat daunted

Background imageAdam Collection: My Second Sermon, 1864, (1947). Creator: John Everett Millais

My Second Sermon, 1864, (1947). Creator: John Everett Millais
My Second Sermon, 1864, (1947). The Artists Daughter in Winchelsea Church : portrait of Millais daughter Effie, aged about five, having fallen asleep during the service

Background imageAdam Collection: Adam, Eve, Serpent

Adam, Eve, Serpent
Conveniently placed foliage conceals the private parts of Adam and Eve, of which they are about to become modest thanks to the apple Eve is inviting Adam to taste

Background imageAdam Collection: MAUDE ADAMS (1872-1953). American actress. Photographed in the role of Peter Pan, 1906

MAUDE ADAMS (1872-1953). American actress. Photographed in the role of Peter Pan, 1906

Background imageAdam Collection: MICHELANGELO: ADAM. The Creation of Adam. Fresco by Michelangelo from the Sistine Chapel

MICHELANGELO: ADAM. The Creation of Adam. Fresco by Michelangelo from the Sistine Chapel

Background imageAdam Collection: Tarot Card 19 - Le Soleil (The Sun)

Tarot Card 19 - Le Soleil (The Sun)

Background imageAdam Collection: FALL OF REBEL ANGELS. Illumination from the 15th century manuscript of the Tres Riches Heures of

FALL OF REBEL ANGELS. Illumination from the 15th century manuscript of the Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry
FALL OF REBEL ANGELS. Illumination from the 15th century manuscript of the " Tres Riches Heures" of Jean, Duke of Berry

Background imageAdam Collection: WILLIAM BLAKE: ADAM & EVE. Angel of the Divine Presence clothing Adam and Eve with coats of skin

WILLIAM BLAKE: ADAM & EVE. Angel of the Divine Presence clothing Adam and Eve with coats of skin. Watercolor

Background imageAdam Collection: Adam & Eve Driven Out

Adam & Eve Driven Out
Closing Time in Eden : the sinful couple have to leave Paradise, driven out by an angel with a red-hot sword

Background imageAdam Collection: SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). The Theory of Moral

SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). The Theory of Moral
" SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). " The Theory of Moral Sentiments". Half-title with portrait of the author. Published in 1809. Engraving. SPAIN. Barcelona

Background imageAdam Collection: SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). Oil on canvas

SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). Oil on canvas

Background imageAdam Collection: Charlton House, C18

Charlton House, C18
A View of the Manor House at Charlton, built by Sir Adam Newton. Then in Kent, today in SE London, it is considered one of the finest examples of Jacobean architecture

Background imageAdam Collection: ADAM SMITH

ADAM SMITH Economist and philosopher

Background imageAdam Collection: Jockey / Johnny Dines 20C

Jockey / Johnny Dines 20C
Johnny Dines, jockey, in the colours of Mr Adam Boazman

Background imageAdam Collection: Adam, Eve & Serpent

Adam, Eve & Serpent
While Adam admires the fauna of Eden, Eve is tempted into trying the fruit

Background imageAdam Collection: Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden (oil on canvas)

Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden (oil on canvas)
3362284 Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden (oil on canvas) by Peter, Johan Wenzel (1745-1829); 336x247 cm; Vatican Museums and Galleries

Background imageAdam Collection: Christopher Columbus at La Rabida, 1872. By F. Adam

Christopher Columbus at La Rabida, 1872. By F. Adam
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Genoese navigator. Columbus at the Convent of La Rabida, 1872. Copy by F. Adam of the homonimous painting by Eduardo Cano de la Pena. Maritime Museum. Barcelona

Background imageAdam Collection: Advertisement, James Figg, sword fighting, boxing

Advertisement, James Figg, sword fighting, boxing
Advertisement for the services of the champion boxer James Figg - teaching gentlemen the use of the small backsword and quarterstaff, at home and abroad

Background imageAdam Collection: Beatus of Turin mappamundi (hand-coloured engraving)

Beatus of Turin mappamundi (hand-coloured engraving)
XCF307319 Beatus of Turin mappamundi (hand-coloured engraving) by Italian School, (12th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: after Beatus of Liebana (8th century), Asturian monk; ); Italian

Background imageAdam Collection: The Apple by Kay Nielsen

The Apple by Kay Nielsen. A very pale Pierrot sits in a fantasy Garden of Eden holding up an apple picked from the tree behind, around which a snake is coiled... Date: 1932

Background imageAdam Collection: BIRTH OF EVE. Woodcut from the Cologne Bible, 1478

BIRTH OF EVE. Woodcut from the Cologne Bible, 1478

Background imageAdam Collection: MICHELANGELO: ADAM & EVE. The Temptation and Expulsion. Fresco by Michelangelo from the Sistine

MICHELANGELO: ADAM & EVE. The Temptation and Expulsion. Fresco by Michelangelo from the Sistine Chapel

Background imageAdam Collection: DÜRER: EVE, 1507. Oil on wood by Albrecht Dürer, 1507

DÜRER: EVE, 1507. Oil on wood by Albrecht Dürer, 1507
DÜRER: EVE, 1507. Oil on wood by Albrecht Dürer, 1507

Background imageAdam Collection: RUBENS: FALL OF ICARUS 1637. Peter Paul Rubens: The Fall of Icarus. Oil sketch on wood, c1637

RUBENS: FALL OF ICARUS 1637. Peter Paul Rubens: The Fall of Icarus. Oil sketch on wood, c1637
RUBENS:FALL OF ICARUS 1637. Peter Paul Rubens: The Fall of Icarus. Oil sketch on wood, c1637

Background imageAdam Collection: I Robot, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover

I Robot, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover
I, Robot - The robot Adam Link is attacked

Background imageAdam Collection: The Parable of the Sower and the Weeds, from Das Plenarium, 1517

The Parable of the Sower and the Weeds, from Das Plenarium, 1517

Background imageAdam Collection: Illustration and part of the text of Psalm 103, c1000-1050, (1947). Creator: Unknown

Illustration and part of the text of Psalm 103, c1000-1050, (1947). Creator: Unknown
Illustration and part of the text of Psalm 103, c1000-1050, (1947). Literal Illustration of the Text of Psalm CIII (CIV). Manuscript illustration showing Gods creations: valleys and mountains

Background imageAdam Collection: Garden of Eden (Les Tres Riches Heures du duc de Berry). Artist

Garden of Eden (Les Tres Riches Heures du duc de Berry). Artist: Limbourg brothers (active 1385-1416)
Garden of Eden (Les Tres Riches Heures du duc de Berry). Found in the collection of Musee Conde, Chantilly

Background imageAdam Collection: Tobias and Angel, 1578-1610. Artist: Adam Elsheimer

Tobias and Angel, 1578-1610. Artist: Adam Elsheimer
Tobias and Angel, 1578-1610

Background imageAdam Collection: The Annunciation and Expulsion from Paradise, c. 1435 (tempera on panel)

The Annunciation and Expulsion from Paradise, c. 1435 (tempera on panel)
XOS741905 The Annunciation and Expulsion from Paradise, c. 1435 (tempera on panel) by Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia (1403-83); 40 x 46.4 cm; National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA; Italian

Background imageAdam Collection: DI PAOLO: ADAM & EVE. The Expulsion from Paradise. Tempera on wood by Giovanni Di Paolo

DI PAOLO: ADAM & EVE. The Expulsion from Paradise. Tempera on wood by Giovanni Di Paolo

Background imageAdam Collection: DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. John Hancocks Defiance. Lithograph, 1876, by Currier & Ives

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. John Hancocks Defiance. Lithograph, 1876, by Currier & Ives

Background imageAdam Collection: Alpine tarn, Tuolumne Meadows sunrise, Yosemite National Park, California Date: 01-01-2000

Alpine tarn, Tuolumne Meadows sunrise, Yosemite National Park, California Date: 01-01-2000

Background imageAdam Collection: Ms Fr 247 f. 3 The Creation, God Introducing Adam and Eve

Ms Fr 247 f. 3 The Creation, God Introducing Adam and Eve
BLY156223 Ms Fr 247 f.3 The Creation, God Introducing Adam and Eve, illustration from Antiquites Judaiques, c.1470 (vellum) by Fouquet, Jean (c.1420-80) and Studio; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris

Background imageAdam Collection: Adam and Eves Family Tree, 1556 (engraving)

Adam and Eves Family Tree, 1556 (engraving)
XJF476254 Adam and Eves Family Tree, 1556 (engraving) by English School, (16th century); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageAdam Collection: Adam Naming the Animals

Adam Naming the Animals
Adam Naming the Creatures. Date: 1847

Background imageAdam Collection: Humanity and the universe, artwork

Humanity and the universe, artwork. Titled A Far Sunset, this artwork shows a silhouetted human couple standing in a shallow sea with mist rising from the surface

Background imageAdam Collection: SCENES FROM GENESIS. Creation, Birth of Eve, Fall, and Expulsion

SCENES FROM GENESIS. Creation, Birth of Eve, Fall, and Expulsion: illuminations from an English Psalter

Background imageAdam Collection: Second President of the United States. Oil painting attributed to Bass Otis (after Gilbert Stuart)

Second President of the United States. Oil painting attributed to Bass Otis (after Gilbert Stuart), c1800
JOHN ADAMS (1735-1826). Second President of the United States. Oil painting attributed to Bass Otis (after Gilbert Stuart), c1800

Background imageAdam Collection: ADAM SMITH

ADAM SMITH Scottish economist

Background imageAdam Collection: Adam & Eve Name Animals

Adam & Eve Name Animals
Adam in Eden names the creatures in creation



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"Adam: A Timeless Figure in Art and Literature" In the realm of art and literature, it has been a captivating figure throughout history. From the delicate grace of Ballerina Anna Pavlova to the masterful strokes of Sir John Lavery's brush capturing her essence in the 1910s, Adam's presence is felt. As we delve into religious symbolism, Samuel Palmer's "Coming from Evening Church" transports us back to 1830, reminding us of Adam's biblical origins. The words "When Adam delved and Eve span" echo through time, resonating with Burne-Jones' depiction of their story in his iconic painting. Exploring mystical realms, we encounter the enigmatic Cabbala Tree of Life - a symbol that represents spiritual growth and enlightenment. Its branches intertwine with Tarot Card 19 - Le Soleil (The Sun), illuminating Adam's journey towards self-discovery. John Everett Millais captures poignant moments in his paintings "My First Sermon" and "My Second Sermon. " These works invite contemplation on faith and morality as they depict young children grappling with profound questions about life. Yet amidst these deep reflections lies Maude Adams' portrayal of Peter Pan - an embodiment of eternal youthfulness. Her performance as this beloved character reminds us that even within serious narratives like Adam's tale, there is room for joy and playfulness. Lastly, we glimpse into medieval manuscripts where rebellious angels fall from grace alongside Adam. This imagery from Jean Duke de Berry’s Tres Riches Heures serves as a reminder that every choice has consequences – both for individuals like Eve who succumb to temptation but also for humanity at large. Adam stands as an enduring symbol across various artistic mediums; he embodies our collective search for meaning, our struggles with morality, and our yearning for redemption.