Avarice (Avaritia) from the series The Seven Deadly Sins

Engraving; first state of two | 22.6 x 29.5cm | 1558

Pieter van der Heyden

Representing the vice of greed, this image belongs to a series of prints of the Seven Deadly Sins, engraved by Pieter van der Heyden after drawings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The personification of greed, a fashionably dressed woman, sits in the ce...
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