Images pertaining to Hugo Rheinhold's (Rheinold's) Monkey Bronze

Source: Harold Berman, Abage Encyclopedia (Bronzes, Sculptors & Founders, 1800-1930).  Chicago: Abage,  1974-1980 (for 4 vol. series). Vol. III: pages 731 and 815.

Please note the misspelling of Rheinhold's name (as "Rheinold").

The following sections have been reproduced, through scanning, in conformance with the "fair use" clause of U.S. copyright.


Monkey Statuette (page 731)

Hugo Rheinhold's Monkey Statuette

Text describing the Monkey Statuette (page 731)

2648. ERITIS SIGUT DEUS by Hugo Wolfgang Rheinold (1853-1900). German. c1890. Pt: Brown black. Height: 11.5 inches. Ape ponders possibility of having descended from man. Note deftly held calipers in lower hand.

Note that "sicut" is mispelled as "sigut".


Rheinold [sic] signature (page 815)


signature of 'Rheinold' [sic]



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