BRUEGEL, Pieter the Elder
(b. ca. 1525, Brogel, d. 1569, Brussel)

The Fight between Carnival and Lent (detail)

Oil on panel
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

The detail represents the thin pinched figure of Lent, seated in a cart and using a baker's shovel as her weapon. She is derived from a Boschian witch.