Hand-coloured lithograph. 190 x 158mm. 7½ x 6¼". Cut and laid on album sheet.
A monkey in full dress of 17th century England. He is sat in a chair holding a pen as he writes out verses of poetry. Leaning against the window is a book entitled 'Art of Love'. In front of him to the left stands a small ballerina monkey with wings and a bow and arrow aimed directly at him; an ape representation of cupid.
[Ref: 16298] £160.00