He’s called Uncle Bertie In The Jungle (In His Dreams) and featured quite prominently in a documentary about the Royal Academy in the summer. There’s Kirsty Walk choosing her teddy bears in a glass case, and who’s this next to it?
It’s this dapper little fantasist in his Victorian smoking hat and glasses I nicked from Doctor Crippen. Here’s Grayson, right arm gesticulating at the abundant goodies on show in Gallery 4:
and where does his arm obligingly lead us? That’s right, the quietly manipulative Bertram beaming rays of influence like a needy Derren Brown towards the unsuspecting camera crew.
Anyway, he did well and got his red dot on the first preview night. He’s gone to a good home and he’s available for a few more adoptions as a limited edition print.