The Seven Deadly Sins by Bosch, Hieronymus

The Seven Deadly Sins
Bosch, Hieronymus
c.1485 (50 Kb); Prado, MadridThe Seven Deadly Sins
is a painted rectangle with a central  image of the eye of God, with
Christ watching the world.  The Seven Deadly Sins,
depicted through scenes
of worldly transgression, are arranged around the circular shape.
The circular layout with god in the centre represents gods all seeing eye
No sin goes unnoticed.
In the
corners of the image appear the "Four Last Things" mentioned in late medieval
spiritual handbooks:  Deathbed, the Last Judgment, Heaven, and Hell, all of
which are favorite themes of separate Bosch panels.

The Seven Deadly Sins Bosch, Hieronymus c.1485 (50 Kb); Prado, MadridThe Seven Deadly Sins is a painted rectangle with a central image of the eye of God, with Christ watching the world. The Seven Deadly Sins, depicted through scenes of worldly transgression, are arranged around the circular shape. The circular layout with god in the centre represents gods all seeing eye No sin goes unnoticed. In the corners of the image appear the "Four Last Things" mentioned in late medieval spiritual handbooks: Deathbed, the Last Judgment, Heaven, and Hell, all of which are favorite themes of separate Bosch panels.