Sin

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Sin

Description: The image portrays sin as animalistic, juxtaposing sinful indulgences, including a sumptuous feast, with the image of a demon riding a human being like a beast of burden. The Latin superscription runs, "It is the height of insanity to commit sin," and the text below, "Thus brutishness indeed stands in the breast of anyone who serves vice: splendid virtue seems unworthy to him.".

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