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Months of the year: February, in which people celebrate carnival by over-indulgence, frost-fairs etc. Engraving after P. Stevens II.
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Title
Months of the year: February, in which people celebrate carnival by over-indulgence, frost-fairs etc. Engraving after P. Stevens II.
Work Type
Engravings.
Material
engraving ;
Measurements
image and border 20.2 x 28.7 cm
Description
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Left foreground, a tavern, outside of which a large crowd on a terrace celebrate carnival by eating, getting drunk, making love, and sleeping off their indulgences. Masked actors stage mock performances among them, accompanied by a man dressed as a Turk. Centre, a horse-drawn carriage drives towards a city in which people are enjoying bull-baiting, riding horse-drawn sleighs on ice, etc. Masked actors and musicians perform on a stage in the right foreground and on another stage in the city in the background. Top centre, the constellation Pisces
Februarius. ; Petrus Stephani inven.
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Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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V0024901.jpg
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