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Series: The Seven Deadly Sins
Lust. An allegorical nude female figure is caressed by a demon lover in the hollow of a tree trunk in centre; they are surrounded by strange demon creatures; behind the tree truck to the left a procession with an adulterous man riding on the back of a demon and a placard fastened to his hat; after Pieter Bruegel the Elder. 1558
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Height: 226 millimetres
Width: 294 millimetres
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- This is one of a series of seven, for comment see 1880,0710.641.
Preparatory drawing in Bibliothèque Royale, Brussels, signed and dated 1557.
Literature: Nadine M. Orenstein (ed.), 'Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints', exhibition catalogue, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts New York and Museum Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam, cat.no.49.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2001 May-Aug, Rotterdam, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Pieter Bruegel...'
2001 Sep-Dec, NY, Met Mus of Art, 'Pieter Bruegel...'
2012/13, Oct-Feb, Malaga, Museo Picasso Malaga, 'The Grotesque Factor'
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