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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder, ca. 1634–1704, Dutch
Title:

Monkeys Playing Cards

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 8 11/16 × 6 15/16 inches (22.1 × 17.6 cm) and Image: 8 1/2 × 6 3/4 inches (21.6 × 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J. Smith"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "428[a] | Grotesque plate of monkeys playing cards and drinking"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1249
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23097
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