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The seven deadly sins / Superbia (Pride)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1850,0612.329

  • Title (object)

    • Superbia (Pride)

    Title (series)

    • The seven deadly sins
  • Description

    whole-length female figure in contemporary dress, in frontal view, the head in profile to left; with peacock-feather wings and holding a mirror; at left a horse; from a series of seven engravings. c.1541 Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1541 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 80 millimetres
    • Width: 52 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed with monogram at upper left and lettered in lower margin: 'SUPERBIA OMNES DESPICIO'
  • Curator's comments

    BM has a complete set of the series.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 108 bibliographic details
    • Landau 1978 97 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch VIII.351.98 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German Post-binder Small)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1850

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1850,0612.329

whole-length female figure in contemporary dress, in frontal view, the head in profile to left; with peacock-feather wings and holding a mirror; at left a horse; from a series of seven engravings.  c.1541 Engraving

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whole-length female figure in contemporary dress, in frontal view, the head in profile to left; with peacock-feather wings and holding a mirror; at left a horse; from a series of seven engravings. c.1541 Engraving

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