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The Seven Capital Sins

Inscription

in plate, in heart: VII/PECCATORUM CAPITA=/LIVM IMAGINES ELE=/GANTISSIMÈ A PHILIP./GALLAEO DEPICTAE/ET AERI INCISAE./Ecce omnes animae, meae sunt:/vt anima patris, ita et ani=/ma filij, mea est. Anima/quae peccaverit, ipsa/morietur./Ezech.18.; below, in box: Vitiorum commodum in praesenti: virtutum in futuro.

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not signed

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6953

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1296; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1372 (I)

Accession Number

P6953

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