English School, (16th century). Medium: woodcut. Date: 1527. 'De Casibus Virorum Illustrium', or 'On the Fates of Famous Men' by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-75) written between 1355-60. The book begins with the story of Adam and Eve. Image shows the whole story, from the creation of Eve, to the temptation and the expulsion from the garden; Provenance: Private Collection.