Adam and Eve, he eating apple, resting nearby a stag with great antlers, two (little) full-length figures, light from the left

Last seen in a private collection Berlin (1960+). 

May have been received from the Duke of Hamilton along with the Cranach Martin Luther (van der Doort, WS 86, no 51) in exchange for two early Netherlandish wing panels of the Burning of the Bones of John the Baptist and the Lamentation by Geertgen tot Sint Jans which came from the Dutch States General in 1635 now in Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum (no 993 and no 991). See J. Bruyn, "Notes on the Royal Collection-III: The'Dutch Gift'to Charles I", Burlington Magazine, 1962 and J. Wood, ‘Buying and Selling Art in Venice, London and Antwerp: The Collection of Bartolomeo Della Nave and the Dealings of James, Third Marquis of Hamilton, Anthony van Dyck, and Jan and Jacob van Veerle, c.1637-50’, Walpole Society, Volume 80, 2018, pp. 1-200

Sale Inventory c.1649-51

per Lucas Cranach

Adam and Eve

Walpole Society reference (1972): 
WS 258, №46
Sold to: 
R [reserved]; Hunt and Bass
Sale date: 
01/03/1652 or 53
Identification certainty: