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Fool Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 346 pictures in our Fool collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Medical prescription, satirical artwork Featured Print

Medical prescription, satirical artwork

Medical prescription. Satirical artwork titled Of Prescribing Foolishly, showing a patient in bed with a doctor in a fool's hat (right) holding aloft a proposed treatment. This artwork was by the German painter Albrecht Durer (1471-1528). It illustrated chapter 52 of Das Narrenschiff (Ship of Fools, 1494), a collection of morality tales of medieval vices as told by the German humanist Sebastian Brant (1457-1521). This artwork, from the 1497 Latin edition, was reproduced in the German book Die Karikatur und Satire in der Medizin (Caricature and Satire in Medicine, 1921) by the German art historian and physician Eugen Hollander (1867-1932)


Sisowath, King of Cambodia shaking the trunk of Fallieres Featured Print

Sisowath, King of Cambodia shaking the trunk of Fallieres

Satirical postcard showing Sisowath (1840-1927), King of Cambodia shaking the trunk of French President Armand Fallieres (18411931) who is in the form of a benevolent Sacred Elephant. Sisowath is saying: "I carry in my heart a sacred remembrance". Sisowath had run out of money by the end of his visit to France (in July 1906) and had to leave the country in tears and embarrassed (as he was having so much fun!). Date: 1906

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

King John with warriors, hunter and the fool Featured Print

King John with warriors, hunter and the fool

King John (1166 1216), King of England, also known as John Lackland, with warriors in armour a hunter with falcon, a jester and ladies of rank with modest and restrained floor-length dresses, loosely-fitted gown, with long, tight sleeves and a narrow belt. Date: 1200

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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