Of Most Excellent Fancy


Charcoal drawing on white conservation quality 300 gsm paper.

The title of this work is a phrase from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. In the play, Hamlet holds the skull of the royal jester or fool and talks to it contemplating the temporary nature of life. The Dodo bird’s name is derived from the portugese word diogo which means fool. The Dodo is extinct.

Measures 52 x 42 cms.

Framed in black wooden frame with white conservation quality mount. Framed size 69 x 58 cms

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