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The Sixth Day of Creation


The Art –

“The Sixth Day of Creation” is a painting by German Romantic artist Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. It was created in 1830 and is part of a series of 40 paintings that illustrate the story of the Bible. The painting depicts the sixth day of creation when God created the animals. Read more below………

Artist – Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

Year – 1830

Available in Beechwood and Maple, with widths ranging from 250 to 500 MM. Maple is limited to a maximum width of 400MM. Very rarely we may have Beechwood exceeding 500 MM as well.

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About the Original Art

While trying to select the perfect painting to make an engraving from in Wood, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld’s painting “The Sixth Day of Creation” showed up. It depicts the biblical story of God creating the animals. Timageing is full of movement and energy, as the animals emerge from the ground and take flight. Schnorr von Carolsfeld uses bright colors and dramatic lighting to create a sense of excitement and wonder. The painting is a powerful reminder of God’s creative power and the beauty of the natural world.

The 6th Day of Creation
The Sixth Day of Creation. Artist: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Source: Die Bibel in Bildern, Plate 6.

Schnorr von Carolsfeld was a master of the Romantic style of painting. His paintings are characterized by their use ofcolours colors, dramatic lighting, and emotional intensity. Schnorr von Carolsfeld was also a skilled draughtsman, and his paintings are full of detail. “The Sixth Day of Creation” is a prime example of Schnorr von Carolsfeld’s Romantic style. The painting is a visually stunning and emotionally powerful depiction of God’s creative power.

The 6th Day of Creation
the 6th Day of Creation by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

“The Sixth Day of Creation” is a significant work of art that has been praised by critics and collectors alike. It is a powerful and moving depiction of God’s creative power, and it is a reminder of the beauty and wonder of the natural world. The painting is currently on display at the MuseBildendenldenden Künste in Leipzig, Germany.

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About the Engraving / Sculpture

At Akriti Precision Systems we have created a stunning wood engraving of “The Sixth Day of Creation” by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. The engris ng made from high-quality wood (see types below) and is CNC machined to an accuracy of 25-50 Microns. 

This level of precision captures incredible details in the engraving, enhancing the beauty & wonder of the original painting by adding a new dimension to it i.e. depth. The engraving is available in a variety of woods, including Maple, Ashwood, Walnut, Wenge, and Beechwood. 

The wood engraving of The Sixth Day of Creation will be a perfect addition to enhance the interiors of any home or office. 

– See some tips on decorations of spaces at home or in an office are given below.


Engraving in Maple - Your engraving may have different looking wood grain / effect

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Wood Types Fineness of Engraving Machining Hours Wood Finishing Tool Radius
Maple & Beechwood
100 Micron
or 0.1 MM
60 (30 x 55 CM)
500 Micron
or 0.5 MM

An Introduction to Wood Types Offered

 Decoration Ideas for Different Spaces

Here are some ideas for placing a religious wood engraving like this to decorate a wall:

  • In a central location. A religious wood engraving can be a beautiful and meaningful focal point for a room. Consider placing it in a central location, such as over a fireplace or on a wall opposite a sofa.
  • In a hallway. A religious wood engraving can also be used to add interest to a hallway. Choose an engraving that is proportionally the right size for the space and positioned so thwon’tt wont get easily damaged.

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Dimensions40 mm
Wood Types

Maple, Beechwood


460×250, 550×300, 645×350, 735×400, 825×450, 920×500


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