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St Louis of Toulouse Ordained Bishop by Pope Boniface VIII by Serafino Serafini (1324-1393, Italy) | Reproductions Serafino Serafini | WahooArt.com
The man lying on the ground and biting his hand in the badly damaged fragment on the altar walls thought to represent Cain. In fact, biting one's hand is a traditional symbol of envy, one of Cain's seven sins. In the medallion of the grotesque decor below, a murder scene with Triton-like creatures is depicted. Here the murder weapon is the jawbone of an ass, the one used by Cain in killing his brother Abel.This fresco fragment was discovered during a recent restoration.