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

The Fight between Carnival and Lent (detail)

Oil on panel
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

This detail shows some of the followers of Prince Carnival. Among them are the pot-bellied man playing a mandolin and the man with waffles in his hatband and a mirror on his back who is throwing dice with his masked partner.