Book Title:The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorised version. With illustrations by Gustave Doré
Author: Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883, ill.
Image Title: Cain Kills Abel
Scripture Reference: Genesis 4
Description: Cain (right) murders Abel in a fit of jealousy after God prefers his brother’s offering to his own. The nearby serpent signals the continued effects of Adam and Eve’s fall. The artist, Gustave Doré (1832-1883), has placed his signature at the lower left of the woodcut, and the engraver’s signature, Héliodore Pisan (1822-1890), at the lower right.
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