Gula (Gluttony)
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Pen and grey-brown ink, contours incised

Signed at lower right: brüeghel 1557; inscribed at lower centre in sepia ink by a different hand: gula; in the margin in sepia ink by a different hand: Schout dronckenschap ende gulselyck eten, Want overdaet doet godt en hem selven vergeten [Shun drunkenness and gluttony, for excess makes man forget God and himself]
30 cm x 23 cm

Preparatory drawing for the series of the seven cardinal sins (1556-1557). Series engraved in 1558 by Pieter van der Heyden to the order of Hieronymus Cock.

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The Descent of Christ into Limbo
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Mountain Landscape with River and Travellers
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Avaritia (Avarice)
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The Magpie on the Gallows
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