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Additional 54180 f. 188v: Sobriety and Gluttony, Lazarus and Dives
Sobriety and Gluttony, Lazarus and Dives
Description: Sobriety as a crowned female figure standing on a bear holding a medallion of a green parrot, with an inscription above 'sobriete' (upper left). Gluttony as a young man seated at a full table and vomiting, with an inscription above 'gloutonnie' (upper right). A seated man cutting a loaf with his dog waiting at his side (lower left). Dives dining at table and ordering his steward to bar the way to Lazarus, dressed as a pilgrim with two dogs licking the sores on his legs (lower right); Dives in Hell, in a cauldron fanned by two devils with bellows, with an inscription 'le riche homme aver' (beneath). 
Origin: France, Central (Paris) 


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