Other Depictions of Monkeys in Human Roles
(the "Singerie" Motif)


Schachspielende Affen (chess playing monkeys). 13. Jahrhundert. Kapitäl im Ostchor des Doms zu Naumburg. Photo: Stoedtner.


Schachspielende Affen (chess playing monkeys)


Source: Piper, Reinhard. Das Tier in der Kunst. München: Piper & Co., 1922: p. 114.







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