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The Monkey

1959
Illustrated by Thomas Cornell (American, born in 1937), Text by Thomas Henry Huxley (English, 1825–1895), Publisher Apiary Press (American, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall (sewn, without boards): 33.4 x 25.8 x 1.6 cm (13 1/8 x 10 3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.63

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

([Northampton, MA] Apiary Press, 1959) 33.4 cm; [13 ff.] 10 plates [1 f.]; sewn but without boards.


[Northampton, MA] Apiary Press, 1959

Inscription

Graphite on half title, by the artist: "For Robert Light / January 1968 / in consideration for a Rembrant [sic] Beggar / [profile sketch of a man]" Graphite on front pastedown leaf "Property of R. M. Light"

Signed

Pen and black ink below colophon: "Thomas Browne Cornell"; graphite on half-title "Thomas Cornell"

Provenance

Acquired in 1968 from the artist by Robert M. Light; gift of R. M. Light and Company, Inc., to MFA, April 10, 1969.

Credit Line

Gift of R.M. Light and Company, Inc.