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Feast of Fools
Feast of Fools
Artist:
Date:
15th–16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Image: 45 x 82 mm (1 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Accession Number:
1963.30.21502
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Outdoors, a crowd of people are dancing or playing games to music provided by a standing musician playing a pipe with a flared bell (shawm or duct flute, possibly recorder). In the foreground two men dressed as monks on all fours are ridden by partly naked women. The monk in the lead seems to have had beans for breakfast!

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

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