The Seven Deadly Sins or the Seven Vices (Pieter Bruegel the Elder)
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
The Seven Deadly Sins or the Seven Vices is a series of prints by Pieter Bruegel the Elder on the theme of the seven deadly sins, or vices, published around 1556-7 by Hieronymus Cock, based on drawings by the artist.
The series includes Greed (Avaritia), Acedia or depression without joy (Disidia), Gluttony (Gula), Envy (Invidia), Wrath (Ira), Pride (Superbia) and Extravagance or Lechery (Luxuria) and a final plate depicting doom.
- Bruegel and Lucas van Leyden: Complete Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, edited by Jacques Lavalleye, published by Abrams, ca. 1967.
- Brueghel's zeven deugden en zeven hoofdzonden, Jan Gerrit Gelder, Jan Borms