GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)

No. 48 The Seven Vices: Envy

Fresco, 120 x 55 cm
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Envy {Invidia) is depicted as an ugly old woman with enormous ears, horns and a snake crawling out other mouth. She holds a sack of money in one hand, and the inner fire of jealousy burns at her feet.

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