Chimpanzee

A chimpanzee holding a bowl stands in a landscape, a decorated frame surrounding the image. In the background left, a man shoots an arrow at chimpanzees climbing a palm tree, and on the right three chimpanzees play on the ground, one standing upright holding a stick.

  • PrintmakerScotin, Gérard Jean Baptiste, 1698-approximately 1755, printmaker.
  • TitleChimpanzee [graphic] / Scotin sculp. A.D. 1738 ; H. Gravelot ad vivum delint.
  • Publication[London] : [publisher not identified], publish’d Nov. 27, 1738, according to the late act.

Catalog Record 

738.11.27.01+

Acquired May 2017

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