Diary of the Plague Year: Day 36 20 April 2020: Quotidian Poetry Miroslav Holub – Dulle Griet

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No, I had no clue either but this is the painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Dulle Griet, mentioned in the poem.

Dulle Griet (anglicized as Dull Gret), also known as Mad Meg, is a figure of Flemish folklore who is the subject of a 1563 oil-on-panel by Flemish renaissance artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The painting depicts a virago, Dulle Griet, who leads an army of women to pillage Hell, and is currently held and exhibited at the Museum Mayer van den Bergh in Antwerp.