The Fight Between Carnival and Lent by Pieter Bruegel the Elder - with Johnathan Healy
The busy scene depicts well-behaved children near the church and a beer drinking scene near the inn. At the centre is a well, showing the coming together of different parts of the community, and other scenes show a fish stall and two competing floats.
Jonathan Healey is Associate Professor in Social Historyat Kellogg College at University of Oxford.
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Producer: Dan Morelle
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