Jan Miense Molenaer

The Battle between Carnival and Lent

Date
ca. 1634

Medium
oil on panel

Dimension
41.1 x 55.7 cm

Date
ca. 1634

Medium
oil on panel

Dimension
41.1 x 55.7 cm

The Battle between Carnival and Lent is a painting by the Haarlem artist Jan Miense Molenaer, who excelled in genre paintings and shared a studio with his wife, the celebrated female artist of the Dutch Golden Age, Judith Leyster. This painting was acquired through Nicholas Hall by the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Indianapolis.