"Ash Wednesday" the end of Carnival Date: 1855-1860. Medium: color on canvas. Dimensions: 21 × 14 cm. Current location: Staatsgalerie Stuttgart. by Carl Spitzweg (February 5, 1808 – September 23, 1885) a German romanticist painter and poet. He is considered to be one of the most important artists of the Biedermeier era.
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Ash Wednesday the end of Carnival by Carl Spitzweg (1808–1885) editing by sookietex More about this image and story at Public Domain Clip Art - http://publicdomainclip-art.blogspot.com/2013/02/ash-wednesday-end-of-carnival.html