The First Awakening of Eve by Valentine Cameron Prinsep Nude Art Print
The First Awakening of Eve by Valentine Cameron Prinsep Nude Art Print

The First Awakening of Eve

The First Awakening of Eve by British Painter Valentine Cameron Prinsep (1838 – 1904) of the Pre-Raphaelite school; a group that sought to return to the abundant details, intense colors and complex compositions of Quattrocento Italian art. A period of art from 1400 to 1499; encompassing the artistic style of the late middle ages – mainly International Gothic and early Renaissance (~1425), as well as the start of High Renaissance (1495 – 1500).

This is a depiction of Eve from the Biblical Story Adam and Eve, in the first awakening in the Garden of Eden, after the Lord Our GOD finish creating her from one of Adams ribs.

She is sitting on the with her hands and forearm [laced on top of her head, as she looks over her right shoulder off into the distance.

Behind her is a large stone enclave with tree branches hanging over it and other plants and flowers in front ot and behind and by the side of Eve.

The First Awakening of Eve is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image that is available for sale as a rolled canvas print.

Info Below From Wikipedia.org

Cameron was born in Calcutta on February 14, 1838 in India, and was the second son of Henry Thoby Prinsep, who was a civil servant of the British Raj, and his wife Sarah Monckton Pattle, daughter of James Pattle.

His mother was the sister of the British Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron (1815 – 1879) and Maria Jackson (née Pattle), who was the grandmother of British Author Virginia Woolf (1882 – 1941) and British Painter Vanessa Bell (1879 – 1861).

His father Henry, was a friend of the British Painter George Frederic Watts (1817 – 1904), who was a teacher to Henry’s oldest son and Cameron from 186 to 1857 traveled with Watts to visit British Archaeologist Sir Charles Thomas Newton (1816 – 1894) at the excavation site Halicarnassus in Turkey.

He then went to the atelier of Charles Gleyre’s (1806 – 1874) in Paris; becoming his student along with James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834 – 1903), Edward Poynter (1836 – 1919), and George du Maurier (1834 – 1896).

He first exhibited his artwork in 1862 t the Royal Academy of Arts, with his piece Banca Capella; and from that point forward exhibited his work annually until his death in 1904.

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