Theodor Galle – The Seven Deadly Sins, “Septem Peccata Mortalia”, 1612:

Theodor Galle – The Seven Deadly Sins, “Septem Peccata Mortalia”, 1612:

Adam and Eve in central image surrounded by seven roundels with biblical scenes showing the seven deadly sins :
Pride” as the fallen angels;
Greed” as Ananias and Sapphira dropping dead in front of St Peter after withholding part of profits;
Gluttony” as a corpulent man surrounded by other men;
Lust” as Phinehas killing Zimri and Cosbi;
Sloth” as King Solomon;
Envy” as Joseph and his brothers;
Wrath” as Cain and Abel.

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