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

The Fight between Carnival and Lent (detail)

1559
Oil on panel
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

In the middle of the picture, we see a fool leading two people; he has lit his torch, even though it is still day - symptomatic of the topsy-turvy world.




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