Olga's Gallery

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

The Burial of the Sardine.

c.1812-1819. Oil on wood, 82.5 x 52 cm. Real Academia de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain. Read Note.

Francisco de Goya. The Burial of the Sardine.

The Burial of the Sardine, a popular Spanish masked festival, marks the end of Carnival and beginning of Lent; it still takes place in some parts of Spain