The Old Masters – re-interpreted 167

Okay! Hands up all those who stole Wednesday. It was here a moment ago and I was going to use it for something. It’s not right you know. Can’t I trust you with anything? Well, as my dear old Granny used to say, a half a loaf is better than crying over spilled milk.

Today’s victim is Heinrich Fussli. Do not be merciful.

 

HEINRICH_FÜSSLI_-_Falstaff_en_la_cesta_(Kunsthaus,_Zúrich,_1792) - come back you wretched delivery boy - This is not the mail order bridegroom we ordered from the catalogue

Come back here you wretched delivery boy. This doesn’t look like the mail order bridegroom in the catalogue.

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About Freud Fission Chips

Despite the banality of the name, FFC has led an intensely varied life. Grateful for surviving almost three years as a 'troepie' (soldier for non-South African Readers) in the Angolan war, he determined to wring as much out of life as possible. Currently providing Business Analysis services, trading on the stock market and developing web pages to pay the bills, FFC also dabbles in wildlife, landscape and people photography, writing, and far too many interests for his own good. He has also travelled extensively in southern Africa (working on the sound theory that a moving target is more dificult to hit). These peregrinations also include over 1500kms on foot through some of the worlds most spectacular scenery. It hasn't all been plain sailing, beer and skittles, and endless beds of roses... Chief amongst the prerequisites for surviving Africa, with its mind-bending characteristics, is an appropriate sense of humour.... So, for now, he will be recounting the amusing among the annoying, the frustrating wrapped in the funny and extracting the mirth from the melancholy... Oh yes, there might be some alliteration too.
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