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Monkey painting at an easel as Apollo plays the lyre

Title
[Monkey painting at an easel as Apollo plays the lyre] [graphic] / J.S. Müller sc.
Publication
[London] : [J. Dodsley], [1775]
Physical Description
1 print : etching & engraving ; plate mark 94 x 142 mm, on sheet with letterpress 34 x 24 cm
Notes
Title supplied by cataloger.
Publication information from book imprint.
Title-page vignette to: Designs by Mr. R. Bentley for six poems by Mr. T. Gray (1775).
Summary
On the left of the print an artist-ape holding palette and brushes is seated at his easel in a barren landscape, while to the right amidst luxuriant vegetation, the nude bard Apollo sits with his lyre beneath a laurel tree.
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
October 10, 2003
References
Jestin. Answer to the lyre, p. 131-140.
Genre/Form
Book illustrations.
Vignettes - 1775.
Etchings - England - London - 1775.
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