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Sins and Virtues in Art

Posted by Lyemium Editorial on Jan 17, 2013
The seven deadly sins and seven virtues illustrated by Pieter Brueghel the Elder.

Pieter Brueghel the Elder was a Flemish Renaissance painter and printmaker known for his landscapes and peasant scenes. He is also considered the greatest Flemish painter of the 16th century and was accepted as a master in the Antwerp painters' guild in 1551.Pieter Brueghel died in Brussels in 1569.

Seven Deadly Sins

Pride

Pride

Avarice

Avarice

Lust

Lust

Envy

Envy

Gluttony

Gluttony

Wrath

Wrath

Acedia

Acedia

 

The Seven Virtues

Faith

Faith

Hope

Hope

Charity

Charity

Temperance

Temperance

Prudence

Prudence

Justice

Justice

Fortitude

Fortitude