Title

a capital hat

1988
40x30cm
drawing in ink, watercolour and marbling on paper
private collection

one of a series of drawings of fantastical hats for the The Horticulture Show exhibition at Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria. The Duke of Mantua sports the titfer. It is informed by Mantegna’s paintings on the walls of the Camera degli Sposi at the Ducal Palace in Mantua