- The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things
title=The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things
type=Oil on wood
Museo del Prado
"The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things" is a
paintingby Hieronymus Bosch, completed in 1485. The painting is oil on wood panels, in the form of a tabletop.
The painting is presented in a series of circular images. Four small circles, detailing "
Death", "Judgement", " Hell", and "Glory", surround a larger circle in which the seven deadly sinsare depicted: wrath at the bottom, then proceeding clockwise, envy, greed, gluttony, sloth, extravagance (later, lust), and pride. At the centre of the large circle, which is said to represent the eye of God, is a "pupil" in which Christcan be seen emerging from his tomb. Below this image is the Latininscription "Cave Cave Deus Videt" ("Beware, Beware, God Sees").
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