Cacciata di Adamo ed Eva dal paradiso terrestre (Expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Earthly Paradise)
c.1424–1428 (altered in 1680, and restored in 1980)
Fresco, 214 x 90 cm
Cappella Brancacci, Firenze
In 1680 Cosimo III de’ Medici, in line with contemporary ideas of decorum, ordered that fig leaves be added to conceal the genitals of the figures. These were eventually removed in the 1980s when the painting was fully restored and cleaned.
The Expulsion from Paradise, before and after the restoration.
The Expulsion of Adam and Eve in its context in the chapel.