Left panel: Person in a yellow dress stands with one leg crossing the other plays a flute next to a figure in a purple outfit holding a knife. Center panel: Person in a black and blue dress almost embraces a figure in a black and white clown costume who holds a long cylinctircal object like a horn.  Right panel: Tired looking harlequin carries a jewelry-clad person on their back while a bare-chested,  bird-headed character and tiny figure in blue, both weilding knives, look on.
Karneval [Carnival]

Oil on linen canvas
75 x 33 9/16 in. (190.5 x 85.25 cm)
Mark Ranney Memorial Fund, 1946.1

Max Beckmann

German, 1884–1950