Cain and Abel’s Offerings

Book Title: Historie des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments : verrykt met meer dan vierhonderd printverbeeldingen in koper gesneeden

Author: Martin, David, 1639-1721

Image Title: Cain and Abel’s Offerings

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Description: Cain takes a selection of fruit from his basket (left), and Abel selects a sheep from his herd, as they prepare their offerings on altars before God. In the background, Adam and his family spend their days toiling in the land after being expelled from the garden. The artist’s signature (Jan Goeree, 1670-1731) appears on a rock in the lower center portion of the woodcut.

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