Heavy Burden of the Adams Sons

| back | section of the exposition | other works |
Unknown artist of the mid-XIX century

Vologda Centre.

Heavy Burden of the Adams Sons

Paper, ink, tempera. 40,8 33,7

Title: . On the reverse side the note with the price: .

Inv. 42949/III-61101

Bequeathed in 1905 by .P.Bakhrushin, Moscow.
The parable treats the same theme as Seven Deadly Sins - the theme of struggle of sins and virtues, of good and evil. Depicted is a man, bowed by the burden of the sphere, which he carries on his shoulders. Inside the sphere angels are fighting the devils and the sins are fighting the virtues.