Depiction of Invidia

In the Roman religion, Invidia was the personification of envy, associated with the evil eye – in Latin invidere, “to look against, to look in a hostile manner”. She survived as Envy – one of the 7 deadly sins. Here she is Circe Invidiosa by John William Waterhouse

The 7 Deadly Sins Mythology

The above are the gruesome interpretations of Paul Cadmus’ The Seven Deadly Sins. They have become iconic and to my eyes, they are fascinating to look at. Wikipedia: Between 1945 and 1949, the American painter Paul Cadmus created a series of vivid, powerful, and gruesome paintings of each of the seven deadly Read more…