Rheinhold's Monkey Bronze (Hamburg, Germany; heirloom owned by a relative of Hugo Rheinhold)

Height of bronze without base: ca. 16.5 cm (with base: ca. 18 cm). The patina is dark brown with a tan colored skull. Foundry markings: Aktien Ges. vorm. H. Gladenbeck & Sohn. Round red marble base (?? cm in diameter and ? cm thick).


This is the medium-sized "monkey" version of Gladenbeck's line of production (see the Gladenbeck Catalog, Nr. 1193). For images of other medium-sized statuettes, see the "Karlsruhe" sculpture, the"Toronto sculpture," the "Paris" sculpture, the "eBay 2004" sculpture and the article by Morgan and Moore.



Frontal view




Side views





Open book with Genesis quote (ERITIS SICUT DEUS), foundry markings
(Aktien Gesel vorm. H. Gladenbeck & Sohn), and "Darwin. HB" on book spine.







All photos on this page courtesy of the owner of this bronze.



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Axel Schmetzke, Ph.D.



University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

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Stevens Point, WI 54481