SODOMA, Il
(b. 1477, Vercelli, d. 1549, Siena)

Life of St Benedict, Scene 5: The Devil Destroys the Little Bell

1505-08
Fresco
Abbazia, Monteoliveto Maggiore

Scene 5 of the cycle on the life of St Benedict depicts the devil destroying the little bell with which the monk Romanus announces prayers and meals to Benedict who is living in a cave near Subiaco.