MATERIAL: Copper
TYPE: Plate
DIMENSIONS: 75 cm x 54 cm)
COMPONENTS: copper engraving on single sheet; Elephant folio engraving (75 cm x 54 cm).
CONDITION: Upper left corner with foxing and a small loss, otherwise in very good condition.
priceInfo: 1/6/16. Very rare engraving: only 1 institutional holding (Carter Brown Library. https://search.library.brown.edu/catalog/b4126582) 
Foreign Language Inscription: Arbol chronologico genealogico de los descendientes de Adan y Eva hasta Jesu Christo : provincias que poblaron, cosas que inventaron, y casos memorables que sucedieron.
ITEM ID: 3524

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Biblical Genealogical Chart from Adam to Jesus

DATE
Year: 1791
Decade: 1790s
Century: 18th (1701-1800)

A copper engraving on a single sheet of a Biblical genealogical tree of humanity from Adam to Jesus Christ according to the Old Testament, with many interesting ramifications. With biblical and historical note, also with summaries of inventions. Designed by Juan Manrique de Lara and engraved by José de Nava.

ARTISTS
Name: Juan Manrique de Lara
Type: Designer
Name: José de Nava
Type: Engraver
Artist Information: According to José Toribio Medina, José de Nava was the most notable engraver from Puebla in the XVIII century: “el más notable de todos ellos fue José de Nava, no sólo por la calidad de sus trabajos, sino especialmente por su número” (Historia de la Imprenta en los antiguos dominios españoles de América y Oceanía. 1958).