Vogtherr: The adulterer (1544 )

Pope Crucifix

The adulterer by Heinrich Vogtherr. Death fixates the woman by her hair while the husband kills the adulterous couple. Evidently this image was too stark and in later editions a milder version was used instead. There's a larger version here: The adulterer.

The adulterer

Tags for this image: Augsburg, Vogtherr